Four Reasons to have a Last Will & Testament:
What does “Estate Planning ” mean?
An effective “estate plan ” helps to protect your loved ones and puts together a road map for those trusted people in your life you wish to designate and legally appoint to manage your affairs during and after death.
The Law office of Alexandra Nieves-Martinez, Esq. brings to you personalized service and expertise to your specific estate planning needs. We will work together to collect the pertinent factual information to help simplify the management of your affairs not only for but for your legal representatives in the future.
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But I am not a millionaire, do I need an estate plan?
Yes. No matter now large or small your estate is, most clients want control over the distribution of their assets. Plus, an estate plan includes not only the preparation of a Last Will & Testament but should also include a Power of Attorney and Living Will (Health Directive) which have little to do with the size of one's estate.
What if I die without a Last Will and Testament?
What is a power of attorney?
A power of attorney is a written document which you will use to empower another person to act of your behalf in the event you become incapacitated. What kind of powers will a power attorney give to my representative?
What is a living will?
A living will is a written statement of your health care wishes should you become seriously ill and unable to communicate. The document is designed to provide guidance to a representative of your choosing to make healthcare decisions for you or to the attending physician if there is no health care agent. The living will can also include: