These four documents are vital for anyone who wants to ensure that they are looked after respectfully. Also, these documents can lift the burden of determining your wants and needs from your loved ones, provide them with the knowledge that they are following your wishes, and know that you would be happy and proud of the way they are handling your end of life care.
Last Will and Testament
The Last Will and Testament is a document that everyone should have. It allows you to determine how your assets will be distributed upon your passing. With proper planning your wishes can become a reality for your loved ones. Most people do not know that without a will, the government determines who gets what. This may end up hurting your loved ones, rather than providing one final lasting memory of your love. (Starts at $300)
A living will is commonly mistaken for a last will and testament. A living will is specifically designed for the creator to set what actions will be taken when he/she becomes severely ill. Examples of issues addressed in a living will include: when to end life support and when a doctor should perform resuscitative actions. (Starts at $50)
A healthcare surrogate designation works hand in hand with a living will. Where the living will explains your thoughts on the medical procedures to be followed for end of life situations, your healthcare surrogate is your way to pick who will be able to speak to your doctors for you, when you are unable to do so yourself. This person, along with your doctors, will ensure that your wishes in the living will are followed, and that no one can interfere with your wishes. (Starts at $50)
Power of Attorney
There are various types of power of attorneys. All power of attorneys give someone the right to act on your behalf. You can decide if you want that right to be with respect to something specific, or in all legal matters. (Starts at $100)
Alladi & Patel, P.A. will ensure that your loved ones will is probated with care and efficiency. Whether you are bringing a will drafted by Alladi & Patel, P.A. or another firm, we will work tirelessly to ensure that your case receives our utmost attention.
(Starts at $2,000)