Why Does GenX Need an Estate Plan?

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Are you a GenXer in Kansas City? Are you starting to think about estate planning? If so, you're not alone. Many people in your age group are getting ready for retirement and thinking about what comes next. Estate planning can be daunting, but it's important to do it right. This blog post will discuss some of the things you need to consider when creating your estate plan. We'll also offer some tips on how to make the process easier. So if you're ready to get started, keep reading!

You're a GenXer, and you've worked hard your whole life. You're in the sandwich generation, caring for your kids and parents. You have one eye on what life could look like in your 60s and beyond. But do you have an estate plan?

An estate plan is important for everyone, but it's especially important for GenXers. If something happens to you and you don't have an estate plan, the courts will decide what happens to your assets and who takes care of your loved ones. That's why KC.Lawyer offers white glove treatment and gives you the tools your loved ones will need when you die or become disabled - one of these two things will happen to you.

Estate planning is an important process that everyone should go through, regardless of how big or small their estate may be. Estate planning is a set of legal documents that are used at your incapacity or your death to identify your wishes as to your healthcare, your property, and if you are a parent, to name a person to care for your minor children.

What are some tools we will use?

  • Wills - Your Property, Money
  • Powers of Attorney - tell your loved ones (and banks, financial accounts, and healthcare providers) what you want to see happen. You are going to have to identify your person - the person you trust more than anyone who knows your wishes and are prepared to make decisions on your behalf. 
  • Trusts - this is a way to make passing money and stuff onto your loved ones easy & out of the courts.
  • Living Will  - what medical treatments you want and don't want if you are very sick and might die. It also says what you want for other medical decisions, like pain management or organ donation.
  • HIPPA Documents - who gets to see your medical records?

Getting to know our clients and giving them all the tools and education to make their choices known is a big part of what we do at KC.Lawyer. Powers of attorney, wills, and trusts may sound overwhelming, but we make it easy and hassle-free. We offer traditional and out-of-the-box planning tools.

Aimee Gromowsky

Aimee Gromowsky is formerly an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Jackson County and currently a private practice lawyer. Ms. Gromowsky handles thousands of cases in Kansas City, Missouri area courts and was honored with a “Best in Bar” award in 2007 and 2008 from the Kansas City Business Journal. As a Kansas City traffic lawyer, Aimee is determined to represent you in your case by providing exceptional legal counsel and service.