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Understanding Durable Powers of Attorney, Part One

Are you ready to start estate planning? If so, we have several things you should consider before, during and after creating your estate plan. Over the course of the next several blog post, we will have important information that can help you during this time. Also, remember to contact our wills lawyer in Cary NC if you have any questions during these articles.

Wills Lawyer in Cary NC Talks Powers of Attorney

Many times, individuals who begin planning their estate forget about powers of attorney. These are an important part of your overall plan. There are various types of powers of attorney. Below, you will find two of the most essential ones.
Durable power of attorney for healthcare proxy should be chosen soon after you begin estate planning. You can choose a family member or friend that you trust. This type of power of attorney will help make decisions in the event that you are unable to do so. These decisions will be medical related. For example, if you were in a car accident that left you incapacitated and unable to make decisions for yourself, the durable power of attorney for healthcare would be able to give permission to doctors and make decisions for you.
Considering a durable power of attorney for healthcare can be difficult. It's hard to think about tragedies that might happen in the future. However, it is important that you consider choosing to add this type of power of attorney within your estate plan. Because we never know what the future might hold, being prepared is key.

Wills Lawyer in Cary NC

If you don’t have an estate plan in place or haven’t reviewed yours in several years, now might be the best time to start. Our wills lawyer in Cary NC is here to help you get your estate planning in order and ready should you pass in an untimely manner or become incapacitated at some point. It’s better to be safe than sorry when it comes to an estate plan. Contact our office.
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