It’s never too late (or early) to start estate planning. Our estate planning lawyers can help you create a power of attorney so your wishes for health care and finances can be respected in the event you’re incapacitated.
During your free consultation with us, our estate lawyers will be able to explain what needs to be done to grant power of attorney. If you have any questions, contact us today.
Benefits of Power of Attorney
Power of attorney grants a person of your choosing the right to make decisions for health care and finances on your behalf if you’re incapacitated. While some of our clients have only one power of attorney, others choose to split the duties between two people so one handles finances and the other health care. We can help you determine the best strategy for your estate.
Do I Need to Create a Power of Attorney?
We can’t predict the future, which is why it’s important to prepare for every outcome with the help of an estate planning attorney. In the event you’re incapacitated, a financial power of attorney gives legal authority to someone you trust to pay your bills, access your bank accounts, and do other financial activity on your behalf. Likewise, a medical power of attorney gives legal authority for a person of your choosing to determine treatment if you’re unable to do so yourself.
Who Needs a Power of Attorney?
It’s best to create a power of attorney while you have good mental and physical health. If you notice a sudden decline in your health, call our law firm as soon as possible to request your consultation. Our estate planning attorneys can help you create a power of attorney for your peace of mind.
When Does a Power of Attorney End?
Our estate lawyers can help you choose an appropriate duration for your power of attorney. For example, we can set it up so your power of attorney ends after a specific date or event. Otherwise, the power of attorney will end at your death.
Our estate planning lawyers are proud to serve clients near Cape Coral, Fort Myers, and Naples. To request your free legal consultation with one of our Florida estate attorneys, call us toll free at (800) 283-7442.