The Mom's Guide to Wills & Estate Planning

The Mom's Guide to Wills & Estate Planning

by Liza Hanks Attorney
     
 

You know that now is the time to do something in the way of estate planning to provide for your young children — but what, exactly? Is a will all you need? What about life insurance or a living trust? And how much will it all cost? The Mom's Guide to Wills & Estate Planning gives you practical, straightforward recommendations on estate planning options and

Overview

You know that now is the time to do something in the way of estate planning to provide for your young children — but what, exactly? Is a will all you need? What about life insurance or a living trust? And how much will it all cost? The Mom's Guide to Wills & Estate Planning gives you practical, straightforward recommendations on estate planning options and provides a solid plan that every family can find the time to follow — without the expense of hiring an attorney. This book outlines which proactive steps are most crucial and should be taken immediately, and which can be delayed. Focusing on your family's real-world concerns, you'll find out: how to select a guardian for children when to consider a living trust how to set up payable-on-death accounts how to keep your estate plan current You'll also see handy and relevant USA TODAY snapshots, infographics and insights throughout The Mom's Guide to Wills & Estate Planning. So what are you waiting for? Create an estate plan to protect your young children today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413310719
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
11/10/2009
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.54(d)

Meet the Author

Liza Hanks is an attorney and the founder of FamilyWorks Estate Planning, a practice specializing in estate planning for families of all ages. A graduate of Stanford Law School, she has also served as an instructor at the Santa Clara University Law School and practiced with the state of California and a prestigious Silicon Valley firm. Hanks is the author or co-author of two books published by Nolo: The Mom's Guide to Wills and Estate Planning and The Trustee's Legal Companion. She also blogs on wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, estate taxes, and probate court on the law blog Everyday Estate Planning. Hanks lives with her family in Campbell, California.

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