Are you worried about what will happen to your finances if you become incapacitated? Who will step in and make sure that you stay up to date with your financial obligations, such as your mortgage and health insurance payments? You can plan for the future by drafting a power of attorney. Then the agent you name will be in charge of your finances. Without such a document, you could make serious financial mistakes that jeopardizes your future. By the time people take notice and go to court for guardianship, it might be too late to right the ship, impacting your lasting legacy. A spouse is not automatically your power of attorney and cannot act in the case of your incapacity.
Our Melville, NY, power of attorney lawyer can help you draft a legally binding document that lists an agent and the powers you’d like to grant. The document will allow a seamless transfer of power in the case of incapacity. Contact us today to discuss adding a power of attorney to your estate plan.
Powers of attorney come in numerous forms. Our Melville, NY, power of attorney lawyer can assist with a:
- Durable power of attorney
- General power of attorney
- Limited power of attorney
- Springing power of attorney