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To answer these, let’s first take a look at some of the terms and what these documents say. “Resuscitation” is an attempt to restart your heart and breathing if either stops. One example you’ve probably heard of is CPR, or cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. A “Do Not Resuscitate” order, therefore, is an instruction to medical personnel not to engage in these efforts on your behalf. If you are found unresponsive, the DNR is an order NOT to revive you.
When planning an estate, this is an important consideration. Are your children mature enough at 18 to receive their entire inheritance? How about 30? Would you rather they inherit some now while the rest is held in trust? Every family situation is unique, so every estate plan should be customized to fit these unique considerations. Talk through some of these things with your estate planner to make sure your will is the best fit for you and your loved ones.
This list – separate from your will – can save you the time and expense of updating your will every time you want to make a change, make work easier for your executor, and ensure your friends and family receive the personal items you want them to have. Here are seven tips on drafting your own: