Estate planning does not often make an appearance at the Oscars but that’s what happened this year. The Descendants, staring George Clooney, offered life lessons in estate planning. Although to most movie watchers, the estate planning issues were just subtle backdrops, to an estate planner those issues were center screen. From the issues related to living wills to the administration of the trust, the movie was filled with estate planning issues. Let’s learn from those issues presented in the movie; let’s ensure we all have proper estate plans in place and motivate those who need estate plans.