A good estate plan will always fully address the distribution of your assets upon your death—this is typically done through the use of wills and trusts—but it will also include arrangements to cover the possibility of you becoming incapacitated. If you become unable to make decisions for yourself because of a disability, an illness, or an accident, having a durable power of attorney in place will designate a person or persons to make these decisions on your behalf. Whether you choose a family member, a friend, or someone else as an agent to handle your affairs, a well-crafted power of attorney (or POA, for short) can allow that person to handle a wide variety of critical matters.
These matters include the following, and more:
Everyone has his or her own opinions about his or her health, finances, and family. At Cianci Law, PC, our attorneys can develop a comprehensive estate plan for you, which takes into account your particular needs and wishes. Our Roseville estate planning attorneys can assist you in protecting your assets, providing for your family, and making sure your healthcare wishes are honored.
We can assist you in establishing two kinds of durable powers of attorney, which are:
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