Where Should You Keep Your Will and Other Estate Documents?

Where should you keep your will, trusts, durable power of attorney for health care?

For most permanent estate planning documents, the simple, flip answer is "someplace safe", according to Julia P. Wald. While copies of health care directives are as valid as the original, the executed originals of other documents should be kept someplace secure from loss, theft, and fire.

Watch the video below to learn:

  • suggestions for where to storage will and trusts
  • the wisdom of keeping your documents in a safe deposit box
  • who should have copies of your health care directive
  • the one key location is often not disclosed to children but which they need to carry out your wishes
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