There are many people out there who wait until the very last minute to start estate planning. This is a terrible idea since that means there is a chance that something may happen to them in the interim. Imagine having a tragic accident and your entire family is left trying to sort through all of your affairs. There are many families that have been torn apart over things like money and property. If you want to avoid having your loved ones deal with all of this in the event of your untimely demise, you should find an attorney to help you very soon.