Estate Planning & Administration
Building Your Estate Plan
Assess your assets
Create an inventory of your personal assets to ensure all items are addressed.
Evaluate insurance options
Consider life insurance options or expansions to protect your family.
Choose a guardian
Determine who will take care of your children, if applicable, in the event you are unable to do so.
Establish the necessary directives
- Last Will and Testament
- A trust(s)
Advanced directives may include:
- Power of attorney
- Health Care Power of Attorney
- Living Will
Identify your beneficiaries
Document the individuals or institutions to include in your plan.
Formalize your plan
Capture your wishes in a formal document, ensuring it’s signed and notarized.
Engage your executor
Establish the lead resource to execute your plan – whether that be an 1834 wealth professional or a designated individual.
Update your estate plan
Capture changes to your plan as your needs evolve.