Throughout our lives, we accumulate various financial assets which we wish to benefit those we care for after we die. It is therefore important to ensure that these assets are distributed according to your wishes after you die. Having a Will will enable you to leave personal items to family, friends, or charity, and will protect your estate. A will can also appoint someone to care for your children and can reduce family disputes. This alone is a good reason for having a will. A will can also let you leave personal items to family and friends, appoint someone to care for your children and can reduce family disputes.
Powers of Attorney are also important documents to create and maintain. There are two types of Powers of Attorney: one for property and one for personal care. These documents authorize another person to deal with your property and make decisions about your health care if you are no longer able to do so.
We can assist you by drafting your documents, ensuring that they are signed and witnessed properly and stored safely. Your documents should also be reviewed on a regular basis, especially if there are any major changes in your life.