Making Your Last Will and Testament with the prevalence of "do-it-yourself" will-making options on the internet many may wonder in this day and age whether you need a lawyer to draft a will anymore at all. This decision ultimately depends on your family and financial situation.
When should an attorney for wills be retained? Despite the assurances of "do-it-yourself" websites, consulting an attorney to prepare your will and other legal documents is almost always a good idea. Consider the following very common situations related to preparing a last will and testament. In these situations, it is almost essential that a competent attorney for will preparation and execution be engaged.
A power of attorney is a legal document that appoints someone to have certain powers that you have given them. By giving someone your power of attorney, you are allowing him, her, or the entity that you have appointed to act for you in certain kinds of situations. We can help you set up the powers of attorney that fits your specific needs:
Also known as a living will, a health care directive allows you to state the medical care that you would like to have or wish to refuse in the event that you become incapacitated. If you have appointed a power of attorney for health care, he or she will be responsible for ensuring that your wishes in your health care directive are followed. Doctors and other medical providers are required by law to follow your wishes.
Whether your trust is a basic trust or a complex trust, our firm can simplify the process for you so that your assets are easily taken care of and ready for your beneficiaries when the time comes.
Probate or Administration of a Deceased's Estate
Our firm handles most all aspects of probating or administering of a deceased's estate.