It is very important to execute a will. A will informs your family members or others how to distribute your property. With a will, you can name who you would want as your child’s guardian. You can also make gifts or inheritances legally binding by indicating them in your will. A will can also include clauses to provide for elderly parents who may need care. You can make sure that the organizations and people you wish are beneficiaries of your estate. Without a will, disputes and complications may arise concerning these matters. On the other hand, executing a will can be simple and inexpensive. Our team can assist you in executing a will that caters to you and ensure you understand the legal effects of this document.

Please note: This service provided falls outside of the scope of a paralegal’s scope of practice and will be offered by a lawyer at the firm.

Power Attorney (Continuing vs non-continuing)

A continuing power of attorney for property allows you to appoint someone to take care of your finances and property on your behalf. This power of attorney for property allows that person to continue acting in this capacity even if you became mentally incapable.

A non-continuing power of attorney for property also allows you to appoint someone to take care of your finances and property on your behalf. However, this type of power of attorney property is no longer in effect if you become mentally incapable. It is used where, for example, you require someone to take care of your finances and property if you are away from home.

Power of Attorney for Property

A power of attorney for property appoints a person(s) of your choice (over 18 years old) to make decisions for you about your property and your finances. These decisions include signing documents, paying bills and selling or refinancing your property. Your property still belongs to you and must be managed by your attorney in your best interests and in accordance with the law. We can help execute your power of attorney for property and ensure that it protects your legal rights.

Power of Attorney for Personal Care

A power of attorney for personal care allows you to appoint an individual (over 16 years old) to make decisions for you in the case where you become mentally incapable. It allows the person to make decisions about your personal care such as where you live, what you eat and your medical treatment. We can help you execute your power of attorney for personal care and ensure that it protects your legal rights.