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Preparing for the unexpected through good estate planning

On Behalf of | May 2, 2022 | Estate Planning |

Planning for the future looks different for each Nevada adult. Every estate is different, and each person can create a strategy that allows him or her to look to the future with confidence. One benefit to estate planning is that it allows one to prepare for the unexpected events in life. This preparation provides peace of mind, as well as protection for every member of the family.

Planning for the unpredictable things in life

No one wants to think about their own death or the potential for disability, but every adult should have plans for these things. Drafting a will allows one to decide what will happen to assets after passing, and it also allows one to name a guardian for minor children. A trust can be a practical addition to a will, allowing one to set aside and protect assets for a specific use in the future.

Drafting powers of attorney is also useful. These documents allow someone to name a person to act in his or her stead in case of incapacitation. There are different types of power of attorney, each accomplishing a specific goal.

Start now

The time to start planning is now. Through proper estate planning steps, one can feel confident regarding his or her interests in case the unexpected occurs. If a Nevada adult is unsure of where to start, it may be helpful to reach out to an experienced estate planning attorney to discuss options regarding how one can accomplish specific goals for long-term legal and financial contingencies.