Honoring Your Last Wishes– Are You Sure Your Household Will Do So?

Or maybe you desire to be cremated and your spouse does not think in cremation. It could be that you have always wanted an Irish wake when you die but your family can not picture such a thing.

Whatever your last desires are, they are your last desires and should be honored. By taking some time now to plan ahead, you can all however guarantee that they will be honored.
One thing you can do now is to contact local funeral houses about pre-arranging your funeral. Most provide contracts that you can participate in that provide all the information of your funeral service and burial or cremation. If you pre-pay, or organize for payment, then not just are your desires put down in writing but your household will have one less thing to fret about when they are grieving your loss. Many individuals select to money a pre-paid funeral service by producing a funeral trust and moneying the trust with a life insurance coverage policy. The policy then pays directly to the trust when you die and the trust then pays for the funeral service and any extra expenses associated with your death. Make certain that you select someone you trust as the trustee.

By the exact same token, make certain that you name someone you think will honour your desires as the administrator of your Last Will and Testimony. This person will have a terrific degree of control over things right after your death.
If you can not afford to pre-pay for your funeral, make a funeral dream list. Consist of all the details that are very important to you and attach this to your Will. Although not legally binding, it is a method to reveal to your member of the family and liked ones how essential your desires are to you.

Be sure to include copies of all funeral related files with your other estate planning documents so that they can be quickly located when needed. Purcell and Amen– Attorneys at Law can supply this list for you as part of your estate plan.