Estate Planning - Essential Documents and Services

It has been estimated that 70% of Americans do not even have a simple Will. Although a Will is an essential part of any estate plan, if you own a home or a business, if you might become incapacitated or need someone to care for you prior to your death, or you simply wish to keep the administration of your personal financial affairs private, you need much more than a simple Will.

Anyone contemplating Estate Planning should become familiar with the commonly used documents. While some estate plans require additional documents and services, virtually all of them will include the following essential documents, each of which should each be customized to meet your personal needs: