But let's shift the paradigm just a bit. Would you be willing to say "I don't have time to protect my family from a disaster."? Neither debilitating illnesses, tragic accidents, nor death wait until a more convenient time for you and your family. If you haven't done so - make time to get started.
We can help you plan for unfortunate circumstances: provide protections in the event of incapacity through durable powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney and trusts; provide protections for financial preservation in the event of a need for nursing home or in-home medical care, and provide protections for future generations through trust and asset protection planning.
Today? Next week? Next month? In Fall? Winter? When will you decide to take the initiative to put these important protections in place? Bottom line is YOU NEED to put these documents in place.
From protecting the family from a guardianship or placement hearing, often referred to as "living probate", to protecting from the financial erosion, and delays of probate for an estate, to protecting from loss of assets due to high medical expenses in later years - there are relatively simple, easy to complete planning tools available to protect you, to protect your loved ones and to protect your estate assets.
At a minimum, documents everyone should have in place are:
Set an appointment with your estate planning attorney and get these taken care of. TODAY!
You'll be glad you did, and enjoy peace of mind knowing everything is in place and accounted for.
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Appleton Attorney Kevin Davidson is a general civil practice attorney with The Estate Planning Group, LLC and Davidson Law Office, LLP, serving all of northeast Wisconsin from the Heart of the Fox River Valley. Kevin provides counsel and representation on wills, trust and estate planning and asset protection strategies, as well as a wide range of legal issues.