End of Life Financial and Legal Planning
Good estate planning is simply making sure that the financial assets that are most important to you and your family – no matter how much or how little -- go to the intended recipients as quickly, cheaply, and easily as possible.
A living will or advance health care directive lets medical providers know a person's preferences when they're unable to do so independently.
How to set up a living will or health care directive. How to figure out what the person in your care wants and make sure it's reflected in the documents.
Using Medicare and Hospice. Learn about choosing Medicare hospice care, and how hospice under Medicare works.
More About End of Life Financial and Legal Planning
- How old must a child be to get money at a parent's death?
- Can you provide me with a list of "end of life" questions to address with my family?
- Can Medicaid take my property when I pass away?
- Where can I get free legal help with estate planning?
- Can my aunt take all my dad's stuff?
- What must house deeds say to prevent probate after the death of a spouse?
- Is a separated wife still responsible for funeral?
- Can we get the life insurance to pay up anyway?
- Is it necessary to legally transfer ownership of a car after the owner dies?
- Do I still have financial power of attorney after the death of my mother?
- What are the West Virginia burial requirements for burying someone on my own?
- How do we preserve my deceased father's estate when my mother remarries?
- In Ontario, what happens if a spouse dies without will?