Without an estate plan, you may be unprepared! What if you were to die tomorrow? That question probably got your attention.
While it can be upsetting to think about difficult questions regarding death, disability, and illness, these questions can help you to realize your estate plan’s importance.
Ask yourself the following questions! If you’re ready to take the leap by creating your estate plan, meet with an attorney as soon as possible.
- Do you have specific wishes for the future?
- What if you were to become involved in a serious car accident today?
- Who would care for your minor children if you and your spouse were to die?
- Who do you want to receive your assets after your death?
- What are your wishes regarding important medical procedures and treatment options?
- Who will help you make important financial and medical decisions if you were to become disabled?
- Who will care for your pets after your death?
- Who will handle the affairs of your estate?
- How would your family pay your last expenses and bills?
- What if your funeral wishes are not followed?
- How will your spouse and child be able to survive without your source of income?
- What if it takes months for your loved ones to receive their inheritances?
- What if the wrong people receive your assets?
If you want to be in control of your future, you need an estate plan. An estate plan will best ensure that your wishes to be followed during your incapacity and after your death. Without a plan, you and your family may face many negative consequences. If you have questions about your own estate plan needs, consult with a qualified estate planning attorney.