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Wills & Trusts

Create new Wills and Trusts in under 20 minutes, or upload an existing document for analysis and updates.
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Health Care Directive

In 10 minutes, identify your medical agents and define your preferences for care in a Living Will (Advance Directive).
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Power of Attorney

Round out your essential estate plan with a Power of Attorney. Choose your agents, effective date, and powers.
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An executor or trustee spends 500+ hours cleaning up a messy estate.


Many families report conflict due to poor planning and communication.

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Do I need a Living Will in California?
A living will is essential for any adult, regardless of age or health status, who wants to ensure their medical care preferences are followed in case they become incapacitated and unable to communicate their wishes. It provides clear instructions to healthcare providers and family members, helping to avoid disagreements and confusion during critical situations.
What's the difference between a Will and a Living Will?
The terms can be confusing, but the documents are very different. A living will focuses on medical preferences and end-of-life care, outlining your wishes for treatment if you become incapacitated and unable to communicate. On the other hand, a last will & testament deals with the distribution of your assets and property after your death, as well as appointing guardians for minor children if necessary.
What is a Living Will called in California?
In California, a living will is called an "Advance Health Care Directive."
What is an Agent called in California?
In California, your agent is referred to as an "Advance Health Care Directive Agent."
What if I'm pregnant?
California law states that a living will's provisions may not be effective if the person is pregnant and the life-sustaining treatment is likely to result in the live birth of the child or the continuation of the pregnancy to the point of viability.
Pregnant women in California should be aware that their living will provisions might not be enforced during their pregnancy and should communicate their wishes with their healthcare agent, family, and healthcare providers.
Does a Living Will impact life insurance?
A living will does not impact the validity of a life insurance policy in California. A living will deals with end-of-life healthcare decisions, while a life insurance policy provides financial support for beneficiaries.
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Family, pets, personal history, and wisdom to pass along to the next generation.


Estate planning, marriage (and divorce), business documents and succession plans.


List of assets and debts to make clear inventories and avoid discovery efforts.


Life, home, auto, and health insurance policies and beneficiaries.


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Package includes:
Lawyer-approved templates and state-specific language
Last Will & Testament to protect your family and assets
Health Care Directive to define your medical wishes
Power of Attorney to get extra financial and legal help when needed

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Your information is loaded into lawyer-approved templates to create a personalized Living Will and other essentials.
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Snug provides one place to create essential documents, analyze existing documents for updates, and organize all of life's details. No matter where you're starting from, Snug can get you across the finish line.

Way beyond documents

We make Wills, Trusts, and essential documents easy to create and maintain - but this is just the beginning. Organize all of life's details, from collectibles to garage codes to social media, and help avoid headaches for loved ones down the road.

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You've done the work to plan and protect your legacy - don't hide it in a filing cabinet. Snug allows you to share your plans with family, friends, and professional advisors to ensure your wishes are known and accessible at all times.

Comprehensive guides for you and your loved ones.

Complete Guide to Estate Planning

Estate planning can sound scary and complex, but we're here to help simplify the process and decisions for you and your family.

Complete Guide for Executors

Being an Executor or Personal Representative can be a rewarding, yet challenging role. This guide helps to light the way.

Complete Guide for Trustees

Being a Trustee is a significant legal and operational role. This guide includes everything from taxes to liability to fiduciary duties.