Estate Planning can be a bit overwhelming. Our experienced team of local, New Hampshire attorneys are here to help you understand the basics and guide you through the process.
Today an estate plan consists of 5 elements; a trust, a will, a power of attorney, healthcare proxy, and a living will. A modern estate plan is not just about death, but also deals with disability and health care decisions by enabling you to select the people to make decisions when you are unable to do so.
A revocable trust is the central feature at the heart of a modern estate plan. But what, exactly, is it? and what does it do for you and your family?
life is filled with uncertainty except for the fact that no one lives forever. Unfortunately, sometimes the end of life can present some difficult decisions for those responsible for your care. That’s where a Living Will comes in.
A health care proxy, sometimes called a medical power of attorney, is the document that appoints someone to make health care decisions for you when you are unable to make those decisions for yourself.
No one enjoys contemplating the possibility that they may become physically or mentally incapable of making important financial decisions.But it happens. and a good estate plan is designed to address that unpleasant reality. The tool it uses for this is called a durable power of attorney.