In the absence of a will or estate plan, your expressed wishes on Wishes4Life will provide your loved ones with your wishes. Three simple steps to bring peace of mind:
- What are you wishes? Express them as a private wish first
- Attach the completed document i.e "Health Care Directive" and click on "Create My Wish"
- Share your wishes with who needs to know (family and or friends) private sharing
An important part of expressing your wishes is to, "make it official", or further memorialize your wish. We at wishes4life have compiled 4 simplified documents that are free and intended to help you with this very important next step. We hope the documents provided will help make it easier for you to, "make it official".
1- Health Care Directive
Designates who will be your health care agent when you are not able to. Includes HIPAA guideline for disclosure of information. Click to download Interim Health Care Directive
2- Nomination of Executor and Successor
Designates who will manage your estate when you are not able to. Click to download Nomination of Exeutor
3- Medical Release
Gives authority to your child's care giver for medical treatment, when you are not available. Click to download Medical Release
4- Nomination of Guardian and Successor
Designates who will take care of your children when you are not able to. Click to download Interim Guardian Nomination
Expressing and sharing your private wishes on Wishes4Life is not a replacement for proper estate plan and a will, but for many it can be used as the first step. In the absence of a will or estate plan, it will at a minimum, provide your family and friends with some insights into your thoughts/wishes in detail. Check with you local state statutes regarding the proper execution of estate documents