The Importance Of Having Trusted People

Your lifelong friends and close relatives provide you with a sense of community and safety. Their loyalty to you overtime may have solidified a place in your life through sickness and death. These are the types of people you want to evaluate when you are deciding on your health care power of attorney and power of attorney. There are other factors that you will want to consider, that a lawyer is more equipped to help you identify.

Attorney Richard Wingerden is an experienced estate planning attorney who knows how to guide you in delegating who your power of attorney and advanced care directive will be. At The Law Offices Of Richard Wingerden in California, you will consult with our attorney one-on-one for a thorough review of the details of your life that pertain to deciding who will make decisions on your behalf.

A Will Does Not Provide Full Details About Your Health Care Plans

You may have created a will for your estate plan but that does not satisfy the decisions that need to be made as a result of your incapacity, illness or severe injury. You want to create a advanced health care directive, or a living will that identifies who will make your health care decisions.

An advanced health care directive is a document that outlines who will make the decisions for your health care and carry out your wishes outlined in your health care directive. Your health care directive will also outline how to care for you when you are unable to speak for yourself.

Who Do You Trust To Make Your Financial Decisions?

You will need to delegate power of attorney to a specific person. Your advanced health-care directive delegate is not responsible for your financial decisions unless you delegate them power of attorney of your finances as well.

You Do Not Have To Scrutinize Your Trusted Friends And Family Alone

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