Wills & Powers of Attorney Yallambie
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).
Drafting a Will is crucial in order to confirm that all your loved ones are addressed, and all your assets are dispersed in line with your intentions after your passing.
Making a Will can appear challenging, but our team can help guide you through the entire process to lessen the chance of someone disputing your Will. Often, a Will is challenged if a family member feels left out or insufficiently included. Other disputes can arise due to claims of lack of capacity, undue influence, or breach of trust.
Enduring Power of Attorney (Financial)
It’s a legal paper by which you empower a dependable person (termed as “the attorney”) to make personal, financial, legal, and property judgments on your behalf, should you become mentally incapable of doing so.
You bestow an Enduring Power of Attorney upon a trusted individual to make beneficial financial and personal decisions for you.
Some responsibilities that an attorney can perform on your behalf include: settling your bills, signing documents, buying or selling real estate, and handling 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
This document is legally binding and authorizes you to make definite preparations for your future health, care, and end of life circumstances. It documents your decisions and aspirations regarding medical treatment and details what medical treatment you do and don’t want in emergencies. When completing an Advance Care Directive document, it is important to consult with your doctor.
We offer the following expertise:
- Testamentary Trusts
- Estate Planning
- Enduring Powers of Attorney (Financial)
- Enduring Powers of Attorney (Medical)
- Binding Death Nominations