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Are you looking for low cost, yet informative resources to learning more about estate planning for you and your family? If so, I highly recommend the publication Family Estate Planning in Wisconsin (if you live in Wisconsin). It is produced by the UW Extension, and is a thorough yet concise examination of the terms and concepts related to estate planning. And at $6, you can't go wrong. Text is accompanied by easy to read charts and graphs, which help the visual learners among us (me included). It is available on the Extensions web site, click here for a link.
And even if you do not reside in Wisconsin, some of the general concepts are applicable in different states. But please do keep in mind that each state has its own set of laws related to wills, powers of attorneys, trusts, probate, etc.