Wills & Powers of Attorney Briar Hill
Wills are an essential aspect of managing your personal and business assets, necessitating thorough planning and consideration. With situations involving blended families, disabled children, and changes in life, our team is ready to provide advice and help in creating your Will, deciding who will oversee your Estate (Executor) and who will benefit from your assets (Beneficiaries).
Creating a Will is very important to make sure that all your loved ones are taken care of and that all your assets are disbursed in accordance with your wishes upon your passing.
The process of drafting a Will can be overwhelming, but our team can assist you through each phase to diminish the risk of your Will being disputed. Typically, a Will may be challenged if a family member is omitted or not adequately accounted for. Other kinds of claims might be due to allegations of lack of capacity, undue influence, or breach of trust.
Enduring Power of Attorney (Financial)
This legal document enables you to nominate a trustworthy person (named as “the attorney”) to handle your personal, financial, legal, and property matters if you lose the mental capacity to manage them yourself.
An Enduring Power of Attorney is given to someone that you trust to make the right financial and personal decisions on your behalf.
A few of the roles an attorney can fulfill on your behalf are: settling your bills, signing papers, executing property transactions, and managing shares or bank accounts.
Medical Treatment Decision
Everyone has a right to make their own medical treatment decisions. However, if you are unable to make decisions either temporarily or permanently then you can choose a medical who can make medical decisions on your behalf. Appointing a person to make medical decisions for you can be very burdensome, however our team can guide and assist you as to whom and when you appoint a trusted person to make medical decisions on your behalf.
Advanced Care Directive
It is a legally valid document that grants you the authority to formulate clear plans regarding your future health, care, and end-of-life matters. This document chronicles your decisions and wishes about medical treatment, and it defines what medical treatment you consent to and refuse in emergency situations. You are advised to engage your doctor in the process of completing an Advance Care Directive document.
We offer the following expertise:
- Testamentary Trusts
- Estate Planning
- Enduring Powers of Attorney (Financial)
- Enduring Powers of Attorney (Medical)
- Binding Death Nominations