Many individuals make the mistaken assumption that they don’t have an estate and, therefore, are not in need of an estate plan. In most cases, this is simply untrue. The scope of Estate Planning reaches far beyond the assignment of recipients for a person’s belongings upon his or her passing. The need for proper protections and provisions can also arise over the course of a lifetime.
Each client is unique and faces a different set of concerns.We look carefully at a client’s goals, assets, and personal wishes to create a plan that meets his or her needs.You can be confident that we will remain attentive and available to you throughout our representation, answering your questions and addressing your concerns as they arise. To learn more about how we can help with estate-planning, please review our comprehensive estate-planning services below.
A simple will allows you to appoint an executor and express your wishes and decreases the time and expense of the probate process. This kind of will is suitable if you want to pass on all of your property to one or two beneficiaries and there are no serious family disputes to consider. A complex will may involve the use of trusts, tax planning, beneficiary designations on retirement accounts and life insurance, and provisions for other special circumstances.
A Living Will is a legal document that sets out your healthcare wishes in the event you cannot articulate them yourself. It’s smart to talk to your primary care physician so he or she can let you know what sort of decisions a good Living Will covers. Think of a Living Will as your signed statement about what kind of care you will and will not accept.
Durable Power of Attorney
A Power of Attorney is most valuable when it is made “durable” and includes a financial provision, as it will grant permission to your agent to make financial decisions on your behalf when you can’t make them yourself. You can choose how limited or how broad these powers are, but it’s important that the person making your healthcare decisions has access to capital to pay for procedures you need. They’ll need to be your advocate at the hospital and may need to assert control if there are any disagreements among family members or between your family and doctors.
Medical Power of Attorney
A Medical Power of Attorney is one kind of durable power of attorney. You can appoint someone you know and trust to be your agent. Your agent can make health care decisions for you if you are unable to make them for yourself. It’s important that your agent acts on your behalf in accordance with your wishes.
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