There are many different types of estate plan letters. Whether you should write a particular type of estate plan letter depends on your circumstances and your estate planning objectives. One of the most essential types of estate plan letters is a guardianship letter for parents with minor children. Another important type of estate plan letter is a pet care instruction letter for pet owners.
Sometimes it is difficult to put your thoughts and feelings in writing, especially when dealing with a subject as deep as your own mortality. A good place to start is reviewing sample forms of estate plan letters and examples of how these types of letters are used. To read the estate plan letter one parent used to explain her decision to leave an inheritance to her biological children but not her stepchildren, see Estate Plan Letter. For sample forms and examples of other types of estate plan letters, see the list below.