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Why is it important to get help with estate planning?

If it is possible to do something by ourselves, we often like to take care of the matter on our own terms. However, this is not always possible. Take estate planning for example. Due to life complexities, it can be difficult for San Mateo residents to navigate the estate planning process. This is because estate planning could include the execution of a wide variety of complicated documents.

Challenging a will

Establishing an estate plan may seem easier said than done. It is, for the most part, something many people in San Mateo put off, but not always due to its complexities. Many put off drafting an estate plan because they do not want to face the inevitable; that one day they will pass on. Whatever the reason for avoiding this step, it is important to understand its role during and after your life.

How the tax reform impacts estate planning

Many thoughts and concerns go into planning for the future. When drafting an estate plan, many individuals in California and elsewhere are concerned about how taxes will impact their estate plan. However, when U.S. laws change, this could alter how individuals act when drafting an estate plan, what is included in the plan and whether they draft an estate plan early in life or not.

Estate-planning anxiety extends to medical workers

Living wills are a critical aspect of protecting yourself when setting advanced directives during estate planning. Interestingly, a new study finds that there is a surprising group of individuals who have not set a plan in the event that they are incapacitated: hospice workers.

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