06. Wills & Estate Law
If you would like to appoint someone to make personal decisions for you when you become incapable of making decision for yourself, then you should think about a Personal Directive. You can appoint a family member or close friend as your agent to make decisions on your behalf. Once appointed, your agent, unless you restrict their power, can make the following decisions on your behalf:
Power of Attorney
If you would like someone to make decisions on your behalf with respect to your money matters when you become incapable of doing so yourself, then you should think about making a Power of Attorney. You can appoint a family member or friend to be your attorney. Once appointed, your attorney, unless you limit his or her power, can make the following decisions on your behalf:
To ensure that your estate, family and loved ones are looked after in the manner that you desire once you have passed away, it is a good idea to make a Will. You may have to update your Will at different stages of your life depending on your circumstances. Example, a Will you made when you were single would no longer be applicable once you have family and children. Our lawyer can assist you in drafting a Will that meets your needs.
Our lawyer can assist a personal representative to apply for probate once the Executor of the Will has passed away.