Are Any of These 11 Mistakes Lurking in Your Estate Plan?

Does your estate plan measure up? Are any of the following 11 estate planning mistakes lurking in your estate plan?

1) Lack of Healthcare and Disability Planning. The majority of deaths occur in hospitals or other institutions. Patients may be incapacitated to the point where they can no longer communicate their healthcare wishes. Advance Directives and a Healthcare Power of Attorney can identify healthcare proxy decision-makers, specify wishes for end-of-life care, and provide a formal plan to control financial and property matters. Read More