Covers the basics of estate planning, including wills, trusts, and health care directives. It prepares readers to start planning their estate, with or without an attorney. The 10th edition is updated with the latest laws and tax information.
Includes index. "This book covers only United States law, unless it specifically states otherwise." -- Verso.
Formatted Contents Note
A first look at estate planning Your beneficiaries Children Planning for incapacity: medical care and finances Wills Living trusts Other ways to avoid probate Retirement plans as estate planning devices Estate tax Reducing federal estate taxes Property control trusts Lawyers Finalizing your estate plan.