When you think of estate planning, do you picture people living in huge million-dollar homes deciding how to distribute their many assets? That’s certainly one kind of estate planning, but everyone has some kind of estate to manage as they near the end of life. Anything you own is part of your estate and planning how it will be handled when you are gone can make life much easier for your family and friends. Contact an estate planning attorney right away to get started on this important process.
A Complicated Task
At first, you might not think that you have very many assets to account for in your planning. Just a bank account, and maybe a car, right? Not so fast – what about your home, personal belongings, and on and on. It’s likely that you own more than you realize at the moment. As an exercise, you can take out a piece of paper and start writing out everything you can think of that you own. That list is going to continue to grow as you keep thinking, and the need for an estate planning attorney will start to become clear.
Live with a Clear Mind
One of the reasons that people put off estate planning is that the topic itself is rather unpleasant. Most people don’t like thinking about their own death, after all. Yet, many are surprised to find that working with an estate planning attorney is actually a great way to improve their lives while they are still living. Knowing that you have this taken care of and you won’t be leaving a headache for your loved ones can deliver some peace of mind that you may not have found otherwise. You’ll feel free to live and enjoy yourself, knowing that this crucial administrative task is behind you.
If you would like a free consultation to discuss your elder law and estate planning needs, please contact The Law Offices of Kimberly K. Muenter, P.A. today. We are excited to serve you!