Honoring Your Last Dreams– Are You Sure Your Household Will Do So?
When it comes to honoring your last desires regarding your funeral and burial, are you sure that your family will do so? What if you desire to be buried in an Elvis costume? Or perhaps you wish to be cremated and your other half does not think in cremation. It might be that you have always desired an Irish wake when you die however your household can not envision such a thing.
Whatever your last dreams are, they are your last dreams and need to be honored. By taking a while now to plan ahead, you can all however make sure that they will be honored.
One thing you can do now is to consult local funeral houses about pre-arranging your funeral service. A lot of provide agreements that you can enter into that provide all the details of your funeral service and burial or cremation. If you pre-pay, or schedule payment, then not just are your wishes put down in composing however your household will have one less thing to stress over when they are grieving your loss. Lots of people select to money a pre-paid funeral service by creating a funeral trust and moneying the trust with a life insurance policy. The policy then pays directly to the trust when you die and the trust then pays for the funeral and any additional expenditures connected to your death. Make sure that you designate someone you trust as the trustee.
By the very same token, ensure that you name someone you believe will honour your dreams as the executor of your Last Will and Testament. This person will have a great degree of control over things right after your death.
If you can not pay for to pre-pay for your funeral service, make a funeral wish list. Include all the information that are very important to you and attach this to your Will. Although not lawfully binding, it is a method to reveal to your relative and liked ones how important your dreams are to you.
Be sure to consist of copies of all funeral related documents with your other estate planning documents so that they can be quickly situated when needed. Purcell and Amen– Lawyers at Law can offer this list for you as part of your estate plan.