While a will provides legal directives, you can provide a more personal voice by giving additional instructions.
One common area many should prepare for is legally naming guardians for their children.
Trusts can be another powerful estate management tool. Properly structured trusts may help you avoid probate.
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By documenting your wishes and goals, you create a legal framework that the courts, your executor, and your loved ones can follow when settling your estate.
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