Living Wills

Get the medical treatment you want—or designate the right person to make any necessary decisions for you—if you're ever incapacitated. Learn more about these important estate planning documents, and decide if one is right for you.

How Do I Create a Will?

With the right preparation, you can create a will that covers your unique needs. This guide lists the basics on how to make and change a will.

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How to Protect Your Assets from Nursing Home Costs

If you're concerned about how to protect your assets from nursing home costs, you're at an advantage if you can plan at least five years out. But…

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What Are the 4 Types of Wills and What Should They Include?

Which of the four main types of wills—simple, testamentary trust, joint, and living—you need depends on your circumstances.

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Estate Planning Checklist: How to Start Getting Your Affairs in Order

This estate planning checklist will help you understand and keep track of the important documents and decisions you'll need to consider to plan for…

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How to Create a Living Will in 3 Simple Steps

How to Create a Living Will in 3 Simple Steps

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What Is a Living Will?

A living will is a legal document that details how you prefer to receive medical treatment when you can no longer make decisions for yourself. This…

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Types of Health Care Directives

Planning ahead with an Advance Healthcare Directive can make difficult health care decisions less stressful.

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Annual Checkup: Is Your Estate Plan Up-to-Date?

An outdated estate plan can cause trouble for you and your family, so it's wise to regularly review and update your estate plan.

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Living Will vs. Last Will & Testament

Not sure about the differences between living will vs. last will? Here's a quick summary.

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Healthcare Power of Attorney

The health care power of attorney is a document in which you designate someone to be your representative, or agent, in the event you are unable to…

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