Pub. Date: Feb 2010
Country: United States
This book will guide you through the entire process of making a last will & testament. It contains all the forms that you will need to make a valid legal will, simply and easily.
If you die without making a valid last will and testament, you will have no control over who your property is distributed to or even who takes care of your minor children following your death. Both of these matters will be determined by state law. Moreover, there is also the added risk that your estate could also be substantially depleted due to the high levels of legal and professional fees associated with the intestate administration of your estate.
Making a valid last will and testament is the only way for you to ensure that you have control over these matters and to properly provide for the needs of your family.
Make Your Own Last Will & Testament provides you with step-by-step instructions, detailed information and all the legal forms necessary to make a will. In this book, you will learn about wills, making gifts to children, executors, intestacy and probate, estate taxes, estate planning and much more. We’ll show you how to:-
The book contains a variety of ready-to-complete will forms prepared by lawyers for use in a multitude of different circumstances; as well detailed information, easy-to-follow instructions, helpful worksheets and all of the forms necessary to create your last will & testament. Simply follow the step-by-step instructions, and you can have your last will and testament prepared easily in a matter of minutes!.
Make gifts to your family, friends and charities, make funeral arrangements, appoint executors, appoint guardians to care for your minor children, make property management arrangements for young beneficiaries, release people from debts, and much more.
Living Trusts Living trusts are one of the best ways to avoid the excessive costs and delays of probate. You can also use then to make gifts to your family and friends, make property management arrangements for young beneficiaries, transfer assets tax efficiently with AB Trusts, and much more.
Living Wills Instruct doctors as to your choices regarding the receipt or non-receipt of medical treatments designed to prolong your life.
Healthcare Power of Attorney Appoint someone you trust to make medical decisions for you if you become mentally incapacitated.
Power of Attorney for Finance and Property Appoint someone you trust to manage your financial affairs if you become mentally incapacitated, or if you are unable to do so yourself for any reason.
The following forms are included with this book:-
Estate Planning Worksheet