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This book is the story of my family. In 1993, my mother Marie passed away far too soon for any of us. She died with no will. I and my two sisters Lisa and Kristi watched as my father Kevin did his best to figure out how to manage everything from planning and paying for a funeral to filing her last tax return. He did it all while he was devastated at the loss of his beautiful bride, my mom.
In 2013 we moved my dad out of the family homestead of 45 years and into an extended care facility. It was in my dad's new home that I learned just how many other families had found themselves as unprepared as we were for the challenges of death and disability of spouses, partners and parents. Many families are not aware of which financial or legal documents they require to create an estate plan, or even where to find them.
I wrote this book with the hope that I might be able to help those families find some answers. I hope you enjoy reading it.