District of Columbia Estate Planning Laws
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Welcome to FindLaw's section on the District of Columbia estate planning laws, which regulate the manner in which individuals and families secure their assets for future generations and express their end-of-life preferences. D.C. estate planning laws cover topics such as the manner in which a will must be written and made valid, the rules governing living wills and durable powers of attorney, and related matters. While estate planning laws typically come into play upon someone's death, estate planning is best done while you're young and healthy. Click on a link below to learn more about Washington, D.C. estate planning laws.
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