Rounding Out the Plan
Documents for When You’re Not Dead Yet
A complete estate plan doesn’t stop at the question, “What happens if I die?” It also provides for “What happens if I get sick or can no longer make decisions for myself?” To answer that question, you’ll need a few other documents to round out your estate plan.
Chapter Brief A power of attorney says who controls your money when you can’t. A living will or advance directive outlines the medical care you want in a terminal situation. A health care proxy or medical power of attorney