A power of attorney is an authority given to another person to act on behalf of an individual usually called a principal. The agreement is made into a legal document guiding the relationship between the attorney and the principal. There are four types namely: general power of attorney; durable power of attorney; special or limited..
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We are all eventually going to pass away at some point in time. While we would all love to avoid it for as long as possible, we should be prepared for it in more ways than one. The first thing that you are going to want to do is create an estate plan and establish..
Most people fail to plan for their long-term care. More often than not the reason given for this is that people don’t start to think about growing old and what is going to happen to them simply because it is so far off. What is important to them is the present: remaining healthy, independent, and..
No one wants to think about what is going to happen after they pass away while they are still living, however, there really is not any better time like the present. Most the important decision you need to make are designed to make things easier for your loved ones after you have passed away and..
Estate planning is a vital part of creating a plan of action for your untimely passing or inability to care for yourself. Creating a will and/or a trust is not good enough when it comes to preparing for your future. Instead, creating an estate plan allows you to plan for and organize your assets while..
Dementia is not a single disease, but a collective term used to describe various symptoms of cognitive decline that occur as part of aging. A person with dementia will present various symptoms that someone else or even themselves may notice. Early symptoms, which are as a result of memory loss include Forgetfulness especially with language..
When creating an estate plan, it is better to hire a professional than attempt to DIY. Although many people think they can write their own wills, the truth is, they’ll most likely leave our vital information, this voiding that which would have been useful when they’re gone. Enlisting the help of estate planning lawyers ensures..
No one likes to consider their mortality which often leads to the issue of individuals passing away without putting into place an estate plan, will, trust, or other legal documentation to distribute their assets. Many times, people assume that they are too young to need an estate plan in place, that their assets are not..
Many individuals think that estate planning is only for the elderly; something to consider only after you have hit the golden years of retirement. However, the truth of the matter is that an estate plan is something that should be in place no matter what stage of life you are in. It doesn’t matter if..
As a society we tend to put discussions on topics we deem uncomfortable on the back burner often times until its too late. This is often that case when people become unable to take care of themselves sooner than imagined or die unexpectedly. The topic of death or not being able to take care of..