Death is hard. Disorganized or inefficient estate plans can make death even harder on surviving family members. The best way to avoid more work for your loved ones is to get organized. If you do not have an estate plan make one. Make sure you tell someone where your will and other important documents are. Make sure your financial documents are in order and able to be found. Communicate with your family as to where assets are and how to access them.
To read The Mess They Left by Suzanne Barlyne in The Wall Street Journal click here.