You might have heard of an estate planning attorney, or of an estate plan. What exactly is an Estate? People tend to believe that an “Estate” is comprised of all the assets they own. Your estate is nothing more than your house, your cars and your money –everything you see on a monopoly board. However, it also includes your investment accounts, your IRAs, your stocks and your bonds. Your estate also includes all of your personal belongings in your house. Yes, that means your estate includes your computers, jewelry, pianos, antiques, and cars. We call these items hidden gems, because.