You’ve worked hard all your life trying to get ahead and leave something behind for your loved ones. You want to have some degree of control over who gets what. Everyone has an estate, even people who have relatively modest possessions, and that means you’ll need to decide on a strategy for taking care of those funds.
The overall strategy you choose will form the basis of your estate plan, and in general there are two main ways to handle the assets you leave behind: a traditional will or a living trust. Explore the differences between a living trust vs. will, determine which might be the better choice for you, and learn how an elder law attorney can get you squared away.