Basic Estate Planning Documents: Overview and Planning Considerations
Originally posted in NAEPC Journal of Estate and Tax Planning
Professional articles and webinars so often focus on new developments, complex or creative new planning ideas, as practitioners are always seeking to understand what is changing and new ideas that they can bring to clients. However, the “bread and butter” of many practitioners, and a focal point of discussions all practitioners in all disciplines have with clients concerns the clients will, revocable trust, financial powers of attorney and health care documents. These “basic” or “core” documents, so important to practitioners and clients, don’t seem to get the limelight in the literature that they deserve.