September 18, 2011
As an estate planning lawyer in Gold River, I’ve witnessed first-hand how disability, incapacity and the natural affects of aging prevent people from taking care of their financial and personal affairs each and every day.
Some people are prepared for this and have someone legally ready and able to act in their stead. Others are not so prudent in their planning and their family is often faced with a ton of unnecessary headaches and legal hurdles as a result.
That is why if you care about making things as easy as possible for yourself and your loved ones if short or long-term incapacity occurs, you must have a strong power of attorney in place as part of your overall estate plan.
But choosing the right power of attorney agent can be difficult, especially if you have many loved ones to select from. Here are some guidelines to help you make the right decision:
Still not sure how to select your power of attorney agent? Let an experienced Sacramento estate planning lawyer help you. Call our office at (916) 241-9661 and ask if you qualify for a free Peace of Mind Planning Session with the mention of this article. However, these sessions are limited to 10 per month so call today!