As an estate planning attorney, I am often asked by clients where their original estate planning documents should be kept. Estate planning documents can include your original will, power of attorney, trust, or advance health care directive.

With the current concern around contracting COVID-19, people have been telling us they want protection for their incapacity now, in the event something were to happen to them.

You might be surprised to learn that you probably do have an estate. Virtually anyone who owns anything has an “estate.”