Selecting people who will represent you and your wishes is an important part of the estate planning process known as choosing your Powers of Attorney. Your Power of Attorney will act on your behalf if you are no longer able to do so. The two types of Power of Attorneys are Financial Power of Attorney and Medical Power of Attorney. Both can be lead and managed by the same person or by different people in your life.
Many people select their spouse, their children, a close relative, or friend, but you have the power to choose whoever you would like. Selecting a power of attorney is not necessarily who is closest to you but who can represent you and your wishes the best.
Characteristics to look for when selecting your Power of Attorneys:
The attorneys at Russell Law Offices, S.C. are experienced in drafting these important documents for clients. Please feel free to reach out to schedule a consultation with one of our estate planning attorneys.