Wills & Powers of Attorney Kangaroo Ground
The importance of Wills in handling your personal and business assets cannot be overstated; they necessitate thoughtful planning and consideration. Our team stands ready to offer guidance and support in drafting your Will, identifying who will be accountable for your Estate (Executor), and who will inherit your assets (Beneficiaries), especially in cases involving blended families, children with disabilities, and significant life changes.
It’s vital to create a Will to ensure all your loved ones are provided for and that your assets are distributed according to your desires after your death.
Although creating a Will can be intimidating, our team can navigate you through every step to decrease the chance of someone contesting your Will. Wills are usually disputed if a family member feels they were neglected or not sufficiently considered. Other sorts of disputes can emerge from perceived lack of capacity, undue influence, or violation of trust.
Enduring Power of Attorney (Financial)
This is a legal instrument whereby you assign a reliable individual (known as “the attorney”) to make personal, financial, legal, and property-related decisions for you, should you lose the mental capability to make such decisions.
An Enduring Power of Attorney is given to someone that you trust to make the right financial and personal decisions on your behalf.
Some of the duties that an attorney can make on your behalf are; paying your bills, signing documents, purchasing or selling property, managing shares or bank accounts.
Medical Treatment Decision
Every individual is entitled to make their own medical treatment decisions. Nonetheless, should you become incapable of making decisions either temporarily or permanently, you have the option to nominate a person who can make medical decisions on your behalf. The task of appointing someone for this role can be demanding, but our team is ready to assist and guide you on who and when to appoint a trusted person for making medical decisions on your behalf.
Advanced Care Directive
Is a legally binding document that empowers you to make clear arrangements for your future health, care and end of life matters. This document records your decisions and wishes for medical treatment. It also stipulates what medical treatment you do and do not want in case of emergencies. You will need to consult your doctor when 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