Planning for the future gives you peace of mind. It takes away worries you might have about your family, loved ones and finances. Most people know that they need a will and our lawyers can certainly help you when drafting your will. In addition, there are documents that you can draw up to communicate your wishes in the event that you become ill. They give another trusted person the power to help you during your illness.
These documents are known as Enduring Power of Attorney, Enduring Guardianship and Advance care directive sometimes known as a Living Will. Taking the time to plan for your future while you are healthy is a good investment both financially and emotionally.
Draw up an Enduring Power of Attorney.
You can also make a limited Power of Attorney that is for a specific purpose and a defined length of time. For example, you may need another person to sign documents for a house sale or purchase because you will be overseas on the settlement date.
Make a Will
I is important to make a will so that your assets are distributed the way you wish. if you die without a will, the intestacy rules will dictate how your estate is distributed.
Have you been left out of a will ?
If you believe you have been unfairly left out of a will, our lawyers can advise you about your options.