Planning ahead is essential to assure that the living wishes of the deceased come to fruition after their passing. For years, we have been dedicated to putting our clients in the best position to prepare for a future without them. We have the legal expertise and office support staff to help your wishes come to life.
Preparing for the Future
The Law Office of Glenn A. Deig knows the tools to use to set you up for your during and after your lifetime based on your needs. Given the variety in clients’ financial needs, The Law Office of Glenn A. Deig utilizes a wide range of methods to care for your financial goals.
Wills, Trusts, and Power of Attorneys are invaluable estate planning instruments that are commonly used.
Wills are of the most basic legal documents, which sets out your desires of who should receive property after death. Glenn can help you set up your will soundly according to your wishes.
Trusts are another important element of estate planning that allow a third party to hold assets for a beneficiary or beneficiaries. There are many different variants of trusts according to the situation. With a great amount of situational awareness and legal knowledge, Glenn Deig can successfully set up the trust that is beneficial to your planning goals.
A financial power of attorney is another useful financial management tool in the event of you being disabled by illness, injury, or advanced mental deterioration as it can provide an appointed person guidance and authority for the person to handle your financial affairs.
Planning for Health care Emergencies
Unfortunately, health care emergencies are a part of everyone’s life at some point. There may be a point when you are unable to make medical decisions for yourself. For that reason, it is important to be prepared for when the moment comes.
Two important methods of planning for a healthcare emergency are a living will and health care directives.
- A living will is a legal document that sets forth your preferences or goals for medical care in the event that you cannot make decisions for yourself.
- Healthcare directives specify your desires for medical care and appoints a person authorized to make decisions on your behalf in the event that you can no longer make those decisions yourself.
The Law Office of Glenn A. Deig can provide you with the necessary legal documents in the case of a health emergency.
Special Needs Planning
For those who are a parent or guardian of someone with special needs, detailed planning is essential for every aspect of their life. For someone who needs special care, it is essential that there are plans in place to provide for their welfare in the case of their caretaker not being able to perform their duties.
Preparing for special needs in your will and/or trust is crucial to providing for the special needs after your death. Certain provisions will provide for health care decisions, living arrangements, training or education, and financial concerns.
Also, it is important to not leave someone in need of special care too many assets or they risk being removed from governmental assistance programs such as supplemental security income and Medicaid.
It is important to provide the right balance when providing for someone will special needs. The Law Office of Glenn A. Deig can help you find that balance to provide for those in need.
Probate is the court process of distributing the property and assets of the deceased. It is often a long, troubling, and expensive process. It is important to effectively plan early so these unnecessary costs of time and money are avoided. We have proven ways to avoid probate.