Estate Planning Estate Planning Talk to a Sonoma Valley Wealth Management ExpertMany people think of estate planning as something they'll get to later, when they have more time or more "estate" to manage. This is a common and unfortunate misconception. Though estate planning is most often associated with high-wealth individuals of a certain age, estate planning is important for everyone. This is especially true for anyone with a family! At Meyers Financial, our Sonoma valley wealth management specialists can help you formulate an estate plan for the benefit of you and your family.Contact an estate planning professional from Meyers Financial today.The Basics of Estate PlanningBy and large, estate planning is designed to give you control over the management and distribution of your assets following death or incapacitation. Without a legally valid estate plan, your family could be at risk if something happens to you.An estate plan serves to:Specify guardianship for minor or disabled childrenSpecify your end-of-life care wishesProvide financial support for named beneficiariesTransfer wealth with minimum taxationManage wealth during disability or incapacitationAllow for the transfer of your businessProtect Your Family's Financial Future!In the absence of an estate plan, the state of California would be happy to divide your assets however it sees fit, which may not be in the best interests of your surviving family. To ensure that your estate is discharged in accord with your wishes, consult the Sonoma wealth management team at Meyers Financial.For more than three decades, we've been helping residents throughout Northern California establish an estate plan in accord with their own wishes and the needs of their family. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, you'll find our familiarity with state tax codes to be an invaluable resource as we talk through your options. Once we've identified all of your property, debts, income, and expenses, we'll recommend a personalized estate plan just for you.To get started, call Meyers Financial today at (707) 935-1124.