Durable Power of Attorney
At any time you may become incapacitated and unable to communicate or make decisions as they relate to your health care or financial matters. A way to prepare for this possibility is for us to prepare and have you execute a durable power of attorney for your health care and financial matters.
The durable power of attorney for health care allows you to appoint someone who will be able to make decisions related to your care and medical treatment if you become incapacitated or unable to make these decisions on your own. You have the power to direct the types of treatment you receive and who can make decisions on your behalf regarding your medical care.
The durable power of attorney for financial affairs allows you to appoint another person to act on your behalf as it relates to your financial affairs if you become unable to maintain your finances at some point during your life. This person can act on your behalf to make sure that all of your financial affairs are in order and can act on your behalf to write checks, open or close bank accounts and make any decisions on your behalf as it relates to your financial affairs.
Contact ustoday to learn more how the durable power of attorney for medical and financial affairs is an essential part of your estate planning needs.