When you think of divorce, what comes to mind? Many people imagine an angry couple fighting over property and parental rights. While some divorces may be contentious in nature, most are not.
There is an old adage in sports, which states that "Father Time is undefeated." In other words, getting older is one area in your life that you cannot control. Unfortuantely, with age, there are more risks and complications relating to your mind and body. As Father Time takes his toll, who will help you in handling your affairs? For those who are unprepared, more than likely, your local Superior Court will be in charge. Estate Planning can help you prepare and avoid a court appointed guardianship and the costly fees involved.
According to a Harris Interactive survey, 35% of adults lack one of the most necessary documents every person should have, the will. A last will and testament is a set of papers which lay out how your Estate Planning will be distributed upon your death. This means, that upon death 65% of the American population may not have their amassed fortune (no matter how big or small) delegated how they would want.