Power Of Attorney

A legal document in which an individual designates another individual to act on his or her behalf. The power of attorney can be very broad, or can be restricted to one type of act (for example, signing checks). Get A Free Power Of Attorney Form For Your State.

Alzheimer Disease – Durable Power Of Attorney

When To Obtain A Durable Power Of Attorney  According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the number of Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease will nearly triple to 13.8 million by 2050 and in a recent survey performed by Merrill Lynch, 54% of respondents said Alzheimer’s is the most frightening and disabling conditions both from an emotional as well Read more…

Elder Law – Estate And End-Of-Life Planning – Power Of Attorney

WILLS & TRUSTS – CONSERVATORSHIPS – POWER OF ATTORNEY – HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES – ELDER ABUSE – PROBATE & ESTATE LAWYERS…. Estate planning includes more then having your will and trust prepared. It also includes preparing final directives and end-of-life instructions for your children and loved ones to follow. This can include planning to have a conservatorship in place should Read more…

Do We Need A Divorce Attorney?

If
 your spouse wants to negotiate a marital settlement agreement
 without a divorce attorney, should you do so? This
is generally a bad idea for several reasons. First, the
 law can be very complicated. Unless you know what your
 legal rights are, you may get a bad agreement. Second,
 in some relationships, one spouse is much Read more…

Health Care Directive

Health Care Directive  (AKA: Living Will, Medical Power of Attorney) The purpose of a “Health Care Directive” is to provide your medical providers with your end-of-life instructions, specifically, whether you wish to be resuscitated, and under what circumstances, should you become incapacitated and unable to speak for yourself. This form of legal document goes by different Read more…

Living Will

Living Will (AKA: Health Care Directive, Medical Power of Attorney) The purpose of a  “living will” is to provide your medical providers with your end-of-life instructions, specifically, whether you wish to be  resuscitated, and under what circumstances, should you become incapacitated and unable to speak for yourself. This form of legal document goes by different names depending on the Read more…