For many families in Missouri, end-of-life situations are not only rarely discussed, but often dreaded. However, death is a guarantee, and having a plan in place for this event is extremely important. One of the biggest obstacles for families to overcome in estate planning is lack of communication. The following tips may help families get the ball rolling and effectively communicate when discussing estate plans.
Most Missouri residents know that death is an important thing to discuss, yet so many families will put it off until it's too late. Discussing death and end-of-life situations is always a tough conversation to have. However, estate planning is very beneficial and can ensure that assets are protected. For those families who already have an estate plan, it is recommended that these be revisited and reviewed from time to time. The following are events that may create a need for families to review and update an estate plan.