Estate planning isn’t something people talk about. That’s why on this page, it’s all we talk about.
There are a number of different types of POA, which vary according to how much control they grant the agent, how long they last and when they take effect.
If a family member names you as his or her POA agent, here are some things you’ll want to discuss beforehand.
We'll explain some of the things a will doesn't cover and special situations to be alert for.
A last will and testament is one of those things you probably don’t want to think about on a random Sunday at the park, and one you’ll be so glad you did.
Each state has its own requirements for what makes a last will and testament legally binding. We'll break it down for you, state by state.
Executors of a will may be entitled to payment for their work. This state-by-state guide breaks down what you can expect, wherever you are in the United States.
Creating an “in case of death” doc can save loved ones time, frustration and maybe even money. Here’s how to do it right.
Here's how to write a simple will. Check out what you should know about making your last will and testament, and how to make it legally binding.
As you’re thinking about your estate planning, it’s important to understand the distinction between a godparent and a legal guardian.
We may view our pets like family, but legally we can’t leave money directly to them. Here’s how to take care of Fido after you’re gone.
Whether you call it a bequest, an endowment, a legacy, or simply a gift, leaving something behind to charity can be meaningful.