About 2.5 million people die in America each year, and many Americans do not have the basic will documents such as a living will. Forbes goes through appropriate minimum estate planning steps that you should take at each stage of your life.
1. Young and Broke
2. Single and Employed
3. In a Relationship
4. Just Married
5. On the Parent Track
6. Heading for a Divorce
7. Planning to Remarry
8. Newly Widowed.
For full description for wach life stage about and full article see Estate Planning For Each Stage of Your Life (Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog) and see Deborah Jacobs, The Real Estate-Planning Crisis Isn’t About Taxes, Forbes, June 26, 2012.
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