Attorney-CPA Joe Cordell highlights those who are not quite at the age of needing the services of any type of estate and elder plans, but why it still is important to do so. He talks about the importance of knowing the government rules and how your age interacts with the regulations regarding elder law and estate planning.
He talks about how the start of the process can lead to disagreements among otherwise peaceful families, regarding who gets what in terms of assets and responsibilities. Joe also breaks down the necessity of having a health care proxy, such as a health care Power of Attorney. He explains how vital it is to make your wishes regarding the simplest aspects of your future known.
Joe also breaks down the rules and regulations that kick into effect after you die. He explains why probate is a necessary part of the process and how many look to trusts to avoid wills and probate.