As much as we try to resist, age always catches up with us. This is why it's so crucial to think about -- and ultimately plan -- your estate as soon as possible. Welcome to FindLaw's Rhode Island Estate Planning laws section, with authoritative articles about important estate and end-of-life considerations written for non-attorneys. In this section, you'll learn about durable powers of attorney and living wills, which are different but similar in that they help ensure that you're health care and end-of-life wishes are honored. In addition, this section has articles on wills, probate, estate taxes, and more. Click on a link below to learn more about Rhode Island estate planning laws.