Estate Planning Questionnaire

ESTATE PLANNING QUESTIONNAIRE

DATE:

PERSONAL INFORMATION

FULL NAME:_________________________________________________

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:__________  BIRTH DATE:_______________

CITIZENSHIP:______________________ MARITAL STATUS: __________

HOME ADDRESS:______________________________________________

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COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: _______________________________________

HOME TELEPHONE:  _____________________

HOME FACSIMILE: ______________________

OTHER CONTACT#: ______________________

HOME E-MAIL: _____________________________________

OCCUPATION:  _________________________

EMPLOYER:  ___________________________

BUSINESS ADDRESS:  _________________________________

 

BUS TELEPHONE: ____________________________

BUS FACSIMILE: ____________________________

OTHER CONTACT#:  __________________________

BUSINESS E-MAIL: __________________________

Previously married?: ______     If so, please provide:

(a)        Name of former spouse:   _________________________

(b)        Date on which terminated: ________________________

(c)        Manner inwhich the marriage terminated:_________________

(d)        Descendant(s) of prior marriage: ________________________

 

(e)        Was there a premarital or postmarital agreement’?_____________

PLEASE PROVIDE A COPY OF ANY DIVORCE DECREE, PREMARITAL AGREEMENT OR POSTMARITAL AGREEMENT.

SPOUSE’S INFORMATION

FULL NAME:_______________________________________

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:____________________  BIRTH DATE:______

CITIZENSHIP: ______________________  MARITAL STATUS:__________

HOME ADDRESS:   _____________________________________________

 

COUNTY OF RESIDENCE:__________________________

HOME TELEPHONE: _____________________________

HOME FACSIMILE:  _____________________________

OTHER CONTACT#: _____________________________

HOME E-MAIL: ________________________________

OCCUPATION:  ________________________________

EMPLOYER: __________________________________

BUSINESS ADDRESS:   _______________________________________

 

BUS TELEPHONE: ____________________________

BUS FACSIMILE:  ____________________________

OTHER CONTACT#:  __________________________

BUSINESS E-MAIL: ________________________________________

Previously married?:    ______________

If so, please provide:

(a)        Name of former spouse:  ________________________________

(b)        Date on which terminated: _____________________

(e)                Manner inwhich the marriage terminated:__________________

(f)                 Descendant(s) of prior marriage:________________________

 

(e)        Was there a premarital or postmarital agreement’?  _____________

PLEASE PROVIDE A COPY OF ANY DIVORCE DECREE, PREMARITAL AGREEMENT OR POSTMARITAL AGREEMENT.

FAMILY MEMBERS

Please list living parents, children and grandchildren or yourself and your spouse.  Please also list any other individuals who will be beneficiaries under your estate plans. and any other individuals whom you may consider naming as Executor, Trustee or Guardian.  Please indicate whether their relation is to yourself or your spouse, and for Grandchildren please indicate which child is the parent.

NAME                          RELATION               ADDRESS                                          BORN

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Please indicate if any child, grandchild or other potential beneficiary is:

[  ]adopted

[  ]born out of wedlock

[  ]divorced or separated

[  ]physically or mentally handicapped

FINANCIAL INFORNIATION

ASSETS

IN YOUR NAME

IN SPOUSES

NAME

IN JOINT

NAME

TOTAL

HOME

VACATION HOME

OTHER R.E. (LOCATION)

CASH ACCOUNTS

TAX EXEMPT MUNICIPAL BONDS

OTHER MARKETABLE SECURITIES

CLOSELY-HELD BUSINESS INTERESTS

PARTNERSHIP INVESTMENT

INVESTMENT GEMS & METALS

LIFE INSURANCE (DEATH BENEFIT)

VESTED RETIREMENT BENEFITS

INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS

VALUABLE COLLECTIONS

AUTOS & OTHER PERSONAL PROPERTY

OTHER ASSETS (SPECIFY)

TOTAL ASSETS

 

 

LIABILITES

OWED BY

YOU

OWED BY

SPOUSE

OWED

JOINTLY

TOTAL

MORTGAGE ON HOME

MORTGAGE ON

VACATION HOME

LOANS AND OTHER DEBTS

TOTAL LIABILITIES

NET WORTH FOR ESTATE PLANNING:

ASSET CLASSIFICATION

Is home:                             [  ]  House                  [  ]    Condominium         [  ]  Co-op

Is title in land trust?      [  ]   Yes            [  ]     No

Is vacation home:          [  ]  House                  [  ]     Condominium        [  ]  Co-op

Is title in land trust?      [  ]  Yes             [   ]     No

Is any real estate potentially subject to any environmental concerns of which you are aware?________________________________________________

 

Total death benefits listed on item 2 above, excluding accidental death benefits._____________________________________________________

 

Please describe any loans between family members.____________________

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Assets, including death benefit from life insurance policies, minus liabilities.

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1. Community Property

Have you ever lived in a community property state during-, your marriage (Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana.  Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington or Wisconsin)? _____ If so please indicate which one(s) and the dates on which you lived there:__________________________________

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PLEASE IDENTIFY COMMUNITY PROPERTY SHOWN ABOVE BY PLACING A “C” TO THE RIGHT OF THE APPROPRIATE ENTRY.

2.         Life Insurance Policies

COMPANY &

POLICY NUMBER

TYPE (GROUP,

WHOLE LIFE, etc.)

DEATH

BENEFIT

CASH

VALUE

LOANS

INSURED

OWNER

BENEFI-CIARY

3.         Joint Property

If any of the property shown above is owned jointly with someone other than your spouse, please indicate the co-owner(s), their respective interests in the property, and who provided the funds to purchase the property.  If any of the liabilities shown above are joint liabilities with someone other than your spouse, please indicate the co-obligor(s) and the nature of their respective liabilities.

___________________________________________________________

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4.         Business Interests

List and briefly describe closely held business interests.  Please Indicate the type of’ entity and your interest in the entity.

___________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________

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PLEASE PROVIDE COPIES OF ANY PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT, SHAREHOLDERS’ AGREEMENT, BUY-SELL AGREEMENT, VOTING TRUST, OR OTHER SIMILAR AGREEMENT.

5.         Employee Benefits

Describe any pension or profit-sharing plans applicable to yourself or your spouse.  Give the name of the plan; general description of the benefits; the name of the beneficiary; and indicate whether you made any contributions to the plan.

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Describe any stock options, deferred compensation and other employee benefits.

___________________________________________________________

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PLEASE PROVIDE THE SUMMARY PLAN DESCRIPTION AND LATEST STATEMENT OF BENEFITS PROVIDED BY YOUR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYERS.

6.         Individual Retirement Accounts

OWNER

TRUSTEE OR CUSTODIAN

VALUE

BENEFICIARY

7.         Tangible Personal Property

Please describe any tangible personal property requiring special treatment (for example, art objects, collections, boats, horses or antiques).

___________________________________________________________

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8.         Trusts

Please describe any trust you or your spouse has established, including, the value of the trust assets. Did the trust become irrevocable on or before_____________ , ? If so, were additional contributions made to it after _______________ ______, ________ ?

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Please describe any interest that you or any family members have in any trust created by another,_________________________including the value of the trust assets. Did the trust become irrevocable on or before_________ ________, ______ ? If so, were additional contributions made to it after__________  ____ ,  _______?

 

 

PLEASE PROVIDE COPIES OF ANY SUCH TRUST INSTRUMENTS.

9.         Children’s Assets

Please describe any property held for your children, such as under a Uniform Transfers to Minors Act.

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10.       Inheritances

Please describe any property you or your spouse has inherited within the past 10 years.

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Please describe any inheritance that you or any member of your family expects to receive in the future.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

1.         Gifts

Have you ever filed a gift tax return?                  [  ]    Yes       [  ]      No

Has your spouse ever filed a gift tax return?    [  ]     Yes       [  ]      No

Please describe any gifts you or your spouse has made to any person (other than to each other and other than any gifts fully disclosed on a gift-tax return).

 

PLEASE PROVIDE A COPY OF ALL GIFT TAX RETURNS YOU OR YOUR SPOUSE HAS FILED.

2.         Current Estate Planning Documents

______________________________________________________________________________

PLEASE PROVIDE COPIES OF YOUR CURRENT ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS.

3.         Family Advisors

NAME ADDRESS CONTACT #s
YOUR PHYSICIAN
SPOUSE’S PHYSICIAN
ACCOUNTANT
TAX PREPARER
INVESTMENT ADVISOR
INSURANCE
TRUST OFFICER OR BANKER

4.         Safe deposit box

Where is your safe deposit box and who has access to it?

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Attorney Specific Forms

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