You have to think things all the way through if you want to be comprehensively prepared from an estate planning perspective. There are details that must be attended to beyond the transfer of financial assets after your passing.
One thing to consider would be your final arrangements. Would you want to be buried, or would you prefer to be cremated? What type of service would you like to have? Where would you like the service held? Is there a particular clergy member that you would like to see presiding over the service?
There is also the matter of where you would want to be buried if you do in fact choose burial over cremation.
One way that you can make sure that things go according to your wishes would be to execute an authorization for final disposition when you are drawing up your estate planning documents. With this authorization you state your wishes regarding the questions posed above.
In addition to sharing your preferences you also authorize an individual or individuals to actually make these preparations in a hands-on manner. This way there will be no disagreements among family members with regard to who should be taking care of things and how they should be done.
When you make sure that you have stated your wishes in no uncertain terms things should go smoothly and you will ultimately be laid to rest in a dignified manner.
If you would like to execute an authorization for final disposition we would be glad to assist you. You can arrange for a free consultation by clicking this link: Free Hartford Estate Planning Consultation