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 One very important decision for you to make when creating an estate plan is to decide who would be the guardian of your children.

When you write your first will, it is very possible that you still have children at home. While you may not have 11 children and face the challenge that confronted Shelly and Pat, this is still a very crucial and important decision.

Your guardian will raise the children, teach them values, select the schools they attend and perform the functions of a parent. If you do not have a guardian selected in a will, a court may select a person. That person may not share your cultural background, your religion, your general worldview or any other character aspects that you think are important for the person who raises your children. By selecting a guardian and an alternate in your will, you have a much better prospect of finding someone that you think is the right person to raise your children.

Two parents

If there are two parents, normally the survivor will be selected...

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