Self Help

Self Help and the Power of Attorney

2017-11-15T15:59:38+00:00 April 23rd, 2012|Self Help|

I recently heard from clients who I had not seen in about eight years. At that time we had helped them with estate plans. They did not want us to draft anything other than their last will and testament. We always discuss the protective documents (living will, power of attorney, medical directives, etc.) with each estate planning client, but these clients wanted to take care of the other documents themselves. Essentially, they were going to go online, or to a store, to get a form or a ‘document kit’ and fill-in-the-blanks on their own ‘one day soon.’

One day soon never […]