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Estate Planning - Durable Power of Attorney (DPOA)
What is a durable power of attorney? A durable power of attorney is a written instrument where you (as the “principal”) appoint one or more persons (as “agents”) to act on your...
Estate Planning - Healthcare Power of Attorney
What happens if I become incapable of making my own healthcare decisions? So long as you are capable of making your own healthcare decisions, you have the right to consent to or refuse medical...
Estate Planning - Wills
What is a last will and testament? A will is a formal written document executed voluntarily according to certain requirements and which states how you wish your property to be distributed after...
Estate Planning – Living Trusts
An estate plan is comprised of a plan for disposing of assets at death along with mechanisms to deal with the possible future loss of capacity. A will is a common method of disposing of assets...
Healthcare Power of Attorney
Durable Power of Attorney