Forbes:  “Putting affairs in order before it's too late is important.  Celebrity stories can help spring clients into action.  As professionals, one of the challenges that we have is motivating our clients to do their estate planning. You can educate clients about the proper estate planning and how it can help them, their families and their estate tax returns. The fact of the matter remains, however, that many clients will have excuses to push their legal planning to the back burner.  Whatever the reasons, procrastination is common when it comes to clients doing the proper estate planning . . . . “