When starting your estate planning, there is a lot to think about. Evaluating your personal situation. Talking with family. Determining the documents you'll need. Finding a lawyer.

The ACLU has put together a free booklet called “Taking Care of What Matters” that covers many of these issues and more.

Take the right steps to begin your estate planning and be confident in knowing that the people you love will be taken care of after you're gone.


Along with taking care of yourself and your loved ones, a bequest in your will may also be a great way to make a gift to the ACLU.


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7 Great Ways to Leave a Legacy
Bequest Language
Confidential Bequest Intention Form (Printable PDF)
Confidential Bequest Intention Form (Secure online form)
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Please note: This information is not intended as tax or legal advice. We recommend that you consult with your legal and financial advisors to learn how a gift would work in your circumstances. Laws and regulations governing all gifts and availability of certain life income gifts vary by state.

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