Estate planning is something that you do for the benefit of those that you love, and there can be more to it than getting financial resources into their hands. It is useful to sit back and envision what they will be facing when you do in fact pass away in an immediate sense.
When a loved one dies it is a shocking event even if you anticipated it because you can’t quite wrap your head around how you will feel even when you know that it is inevitable. During a time like this you really don’t want to be charged with a lot of tasks, and the last thing that you want to is have to politic a particular position with your family members.
With the above in mind you may want to take action beforehand to assert your wishes with regard to your final arrangements. There are a lot of decisions that must be made and they are best made by the individual in question. Many people have specific preferences regarding things like cremation or burial and the exact nature of the memorial service or if they even want a memorial service at all.
If you don’t make your wishes known no one will know how you would have liked them to proceed. Should this be the scenario, people can wind up disagreeing and this makes a difficult situation that much worse.
Should you be interested in asserting your choices in writing while making financial provisions, simply take a moment to get in touch with an experienced Indianapolis estate planning attorney to arrange for an informative consultation.
Mr. Kraft assists clients primarily in the areas of estate planning and administration, Medicaid planning, federal and state taxation, real estate and corporate law, bringing the added perspective of an accounting background to his work.