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P4P-Wills & Estate Planning
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Wills & Estate Planning: Legacy Planning for a Relative with a Disability
If you’re supporting a family member with a disability, one of the most important steps you can take to help secure their future is to create a will and estate plan.
What's in it for you:
An understanding of the fundamental elements of an estate plan.
An overview of estate planning considerations families caring for a family member with a disability must be aware of.
An overview of what's involved in setting up a will, with steps you can take to get started.
A breakdown of different types of trusts people typically include in a will.
An overview of the two types of Power of Attorney.
An opportunity to connect with other families in our Virtual Discussion Groups.
A digital workbook filled with free legal resources, worksheets and practical next steps that will support you in taking action.