If you haven't done your estate planning yet, don't put it off. You probably already know who your heirs and beneficiaries are, but you might also want to think about including some charities in your estate planning. This is especially something to think about if you have no family or specific heirs to consider. Do you have a passion about a specific project or charity that you would like to see continue or thrive in the future? Consider allotting a part of your estate to it in your will or testament.
Having a fiduciary of an estate may be as important after your death as having drawn up a will and having a good estate plan. If your estate is not dispersed properly, problems you have spent time and money to avoid could still arise. What is a fiduciary and what is their responsibility?