“Thought for the Day” #698 – by Stephen R. Elville, J.D., LL.M.

April 5, 2016

Are you an organized person? If so, how are you defining organization? If the answer is “no” or “maybe”, or if you’re not sure what your definition of organization is, let us here offer a working definition of organization in the context of estate and elder law planning: organization is assembling and maintaining a complete archive of your financial, legal, health, and other personal information in a manner where it can be readily accessed by your family or trusted fiduciaries at a time of your incapacity or at your death. This definition is worth reading several times.