durable power of attorney

Do I Need a Durable Power of Attorney If I Get Sick with COVID19?

Do I Need a Durable Power of Attorney If I Get Sick with COVID-19?

If COVID-19 strikes, would you need a power of attorney? With the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be wondering as to whether or not you have everything you need in order if you become ill. Unfortunately, it often takes extremes for many people to realize they may not have the proper protocols put in place in…

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What Do I Need to Know about a Power of Attorney in WA State?

What Do I Need to Know about a Power of Attorney in WA State?

A power of attorney gives a loved one the legal authority to handle your healthcare, financial, or other important decisions for you if you’re unable to. This can help you both during major life events when you need extra help or if you’re physically or mentally unable to make decisions on your own. What Exactly…

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5 Essential Estate Planning Forms You Need to Know About

Death. It is inevitable. No one likes considering their mortality but, the smartest among us prepare for it. Preparation helps the suffering of those you are leaving behind. Filing the proper estate planning forms, consolidating assets into a trust, and making sure your affairs are in order is the greatest gift you can give your…

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Setting up a Durable Power of Attorney in Washington State

Setting up a Durable Power of Attorney in Washington State

Setting up a Durable Power of Attorney in Washington State is pretty straightforward. In this article is a brief description of what a Durable Power of Attorney actually is, as well as some specific rules that you must follow to set up a durable power of attorney in Washington State. Durable Power of Attorney (POA)…

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How Becoming Incapacitated Can Affect Your Family

How Becoming Incapacitated Can Affect Your Family

If you should become incapacitated at some point in your life, you can bet it will be both very scary and stressful for you and your family. Becoming incapacitated and unable to take care of your affairs, does not mean that you do not have a plan or say in your care and finances though….

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What if I Become Incapacitated? Who Will Take Care of My Family?

What if I Become Incapacitated? Who Will Take Care of My Family?

Not being able to take care of your family or yourself can be a scary thought.  Who will make all the important decisions about your finances, health, and important decisions about your family? There are some estate planning documents that will allow you to name someone to take care of you and your family.  Let’s…

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What Legal Documents Do I Need for my Estate Plan?

What Legal Documents Do I Need for my Estate Plan?

When setting up an estate plan, you may find yourself needing to find a lot of different documents. If you are using an estate planning attorney, you might find yourself asking, “What legal documents do I need?”  And more to the point, “what do I need to prepare these documents?” To help you, we have…

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Break Down Estate Planning By Using These Worksheets

Break Down Estate Planning By Using These Worksheets

Estate planning is not something you are probably thinking about… especially if you are decades out from retirement.  It is one of those things we all know we should do but don’t think about until we are much older.  Sometimes, sadly, we do not think about it until it is too late. However, regardless of…

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Who Can Help Create a Durable Power of Attorney in WA State

Who Can Help Create a Durable Power of Attorney in WA State

Most of us do not like to think about it, but what happens if we are unable to make our own decisions regarding our health and finances? Who is going to make those decisions for us? Are the decisions being made what we would decide if we could? Having a durable power of attorney in…

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Durable Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy, and Wills: What You Need to Know

Durable Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy, and Wills: What You Need to Know

The estate planning process encompasses a range of important legal and financial matters. No one likes to think about death or dying, yet it is important to be prepared in case of an emergency. Especially, for instance, young parents who have minor children…what will happen to your kids if something happens to you? The “Durable”…

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