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What You Get in the PDF and Printed Book

Full Power Of Attorney form (2 copies)Gives executor or other persons full rights to handle affairs. 
Medical Power of Attorney form (2 copies) Who is allowed to act in your behalf as per instructions in your living will.
Living Will form (2 copies)How you wish to be cared for, if terminally ill.
Last Will and Testament form (2 copies) Your instructions for the disposition of your estate.
Emergency call to 911 formIn the event of an emergency, your loved ones have all the necessary information at their fingertips!
Call to Physician, Attorney, CPA, Funeral Home, Clergy, etc. formNames, addresses, phone numbers of persons to notify as quickly as possible.
Others to be notified form. Contact information for relatives, friends, business associates, that should be called.
Care facilities. Caring for the elderly at home, in day care, retirement homes & communities, assisted living communities, and hospice care.
Hospice Care. The philosophy of a Hospice, its care and concept for the terminally ill.
Estate Planning. Protecting against unfair taxation, different estate plans.
Creating a Trust. There are literally dozens of different types of Trusts. How and why they are used is described in detail allowing you to determine what might best suit your needs.
Administrating the Estate and selecting an Executor Qualities, duties, and legal requirements of an executor, and escaping probate.
Veterans Benefits. Government assistance, military cemeteries, pensions for vets,  etc. 
Funeral arrangements, burial costs, cremation, etc.
Funeral rules of the Federal Trade Commission regarding what Funeral homes must tell you about costs and rights to buy goods separately.
Buying a casket wholesale. Information about casket sales at Costco and Walmart.
Notifying Social Security. What Social Security expects you to do with any funds received for deceased.
Ordering Death Certificates. Who may order Death Certificates, what information is needed.
Funeral Instructions form
Your final decisions on type of burial or cremation, type of service wanted, who to officiate and more.
Personal Data form. Information about your place of birth, your parents, schooling, employment, military service, etc.
Writing an Obituary. Say what you’d like people to know about you. (attach photo) 
Scams and frauds of the deceased family. How to protect the living from scams and even robbery during the burial service.
Coping with grief. Details of how most people react to the death of a loved one, the healing process,
seeking care if grief persists, and more
Disposition of Pets formAge, condition, Veterinarian, likes and dislikes, who you’d like to see care for your favorite furry friends.
About Credit Cards form. All your credit card information except passwords: These should be stored with executor.
Automatic Bill Payments form. Automatic payments withdrawn from bank accounts; amounts needed in bank to cover payments.
Disposition of Personal Property, hobbies, Jewelry, etc. form. Who you would like to have your personal property.
Space for copies of Documents (Military Discharge, Licenses, titles, etc.)Place important documents in sheet protector or use a 3 hole punch and place behind.
Insurance Policies form (Declaration Pages, etc.) List of types of insurance, agents, coverage, premiums, etc, Place declaration pages in sheet protector.
Assets & Liabilities form (values, outstanding debt, payments, etc.) Your property, bank accounts, notes receivable, pensions, stocks & bonds, etc.
Income Tax Information (last return, etc.) About your accountant, returns, place where information is stored.
Facebook Memorial Page form When a Facebook member dies, the information remains in Facebook. The Memorial page allows for its removal and informs the world of the death.
Place for miscellaneous info (for sealed envelopes for personal messages) Leave personal messages for those you love.
Form for changes, addendums, etc. (2 copies, print additional, as needed) Assuming you live a long time, the information on the forms will change. The blank addendum pages should be copied and filled in as needed and placed in appropriate sheet protector.
Author, Julian J Blum