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Consider A Decision That Could Affect You Forever: Estate Planning

By the time you are reading this blog, many people will have already made and possibly broken their New Year’s resolutions. However, you can capitalize on the energy of the new year by accomplishing a task that can benefit you and your loved ones forever. This is your estate planning.

Many American adults don’t have any estate plan in place or even a basic will that outlines what will happen to their assets after they pass away.

This could be a major mistake that could put your family members in a very awkward and frustrating position down the line as they wait for your estate to pass through probate. Probate allows the court to make decisions about the future of your assets rather than putting you in the driver’s seat to discuss what will happen with your beneficiaries.

Anyone who is approaching their golden years should certainly engage in the process of estate planning, but the truth is that everyone can benefit from estate planning, even 18-year-olds and single adults.

Having an estate plan makes things easier for you as well as any involved loved ones, should something suddenly happen. Sitting down in a consultation with an experienced VA estate planning attorney today gives you the best possible options to pursue meaningful strategies for your future.

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