What is a Children’s Safeguard Plan?

If you’ve been reading through our Frequently Asked Questions, you’ve probably gathered that there are a lot of common mistakes made by parents of young children when it comes to their estate planning.  It’s also been our experience that most estate plans don’t really adequate address the unique concerns of young parents.  So we’ve assembled a collection of tools to fill in the gap.


First, we make sure you don’t fall victim to some of the common mistakes that parents make when choosing guardians. 

Second, we make sure we have nominated emergency guardians and authorized them to make medical decisions for your children in a time of crisis. 

Third, we supplement this by providing you tools to leave some detailed guidance about how you would actually want your children raised—your parenting style, values, hopes and dreams for your children.

Finally, there are a couple of additional tools that round things out such as guidance on creating a family emergency plan.