Many times, people believe an estate plan is accomplished with a "Will." Many do not know or understand why. Additionally, they do not know that a "Will" is not enough, and, in fact, may not be necessary.
In Elder Law Planning, it is important to do the preventative maintenance. A good Elder Law plan puts the documentation, including proper Power in Attorneys in place, before the break-down occurs, which could result in an incapacity that no longer allows preventative planning.