With the new year finally here and the busy holiday season behind us, it is time to insure that you take care of your estate planning needs. People often procrastinate planning for their estate until a later date because they fear the inevitable, their death. Many people do not understand that estate planning encompasses more than just a Last Will and Testament or Living Trust. Instead, however, estate planning also includes documents designed to protect them while they are still alive, including: Durable Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Hippa release forms, and Designation of Health Care Surrogates. These documents are necessary for your estate planning while you are still alive and can insure that your financial and health care needs are cared for in the event that you are not able to act for yourself. At Ourednik Law Offices, P.A., we offer several different types of estate planning packages, all of which include the Durable Power of Attorney, Living Will, Hippa release form, Designation of Health Care Surrogate, and more. We want to provide our clients with a piece of mind in knowing that their estate planning needs are protected, not only once they pass away, but also while still living. Contact one of our attorneys today to find out more about planning for your estate.