Your Estate Planning Checklist Should Include:
- A will.
- A durable power of attorney designating who will handle your business affairs and health-care decisions if you are disabled or unable to act.
- A power of attorney for health care (living will).
- A revocable living trust to transfer, manage and distribute assets while you are alive and that will avoid probate after your death.
- A form where you can list all your assets and where they are located.