For anyone concerned about the financial security of their loved ones, here's everything you need to know about avoiding costly probate and establishing an efficient will and estate plan! Easy to understand and filled with dozens of real-life examples, Your Will & Estate Planexplains how to set up a will, select beneficiaries, select and establish the right trusts, protect assets against Medicaid claims, and much more. This valuable and authoritative guide features important advice on such sensitive issues as setting up a will when death is impending, managing the assets of one's parents, making legal arrangements for common-law and same-sex couples, and planning for the care of disabled children or mentally impaired relatives. It also shows how to transfer financial assets and property at minimum expense and maximize the protection of property against transfer taxes and other expensive fees. Filled with a wealth of worksheets, sample will forms, and a handy glossary of terms, Your Will & Estate Planapplies to estates of all sizes and not only saves loved ones thousands of dollars in attorney costs but also a lot of unintended nightmares.Platt, Harvey J. is the author of 'Your Will & Estate Plan How to Protect Your Estate and Your Loved Ones', published 2003 under ISBN 9781581152531 and ISBN 1581152531.