may not be something you want to think about.
Nonetheless, writing a Will to direct the disbursement
of your assets, and protect your loved ones in the event of your death,
is important. Writing a will now, to let those you care about know what
your intentions are, will assist them immensely at that time when they
are emotionally vulnerable.
Similarly, preparing a Power of Attorney for the unlikely
but possible event when you might be temporarily unable to handle your
financial affairs, can go a long way toward protecting your assets.
In addition, having in place a Durable Power of Attorney for
Decisions and a Medical Directive giving a person you trust
the authority to make life and death decisions when you are incapable
of doing so can give you peace of mind. It can also give your family
peace of mind knowing that your Attorney in Fact for Medical Decisions
will be making decisions in accordance with your wishes. Of course,
it is helpful if you have discussions about your plans with your family
while you can; but it is imperative to your physician that you have
something, in writing, in place, so that he or she can trust the decisions
made by your Attorney in Fact.
The Fernandez Law Firm is a Des Moines Wills and Estate law firm
that can put together any of these documents in a cost-effective and
timely manner. Give us a call today!
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