parents grandparents children and grandchildrenAh, retirement. The golden years.

A time to indulge in long-sublimated hobbies. A chance to visit foreign lands and dote on grandchildren.

Picture yourself sipping a coconut beverage, toes in the sand and a cool breeze coming in off of the tide. You set down your novel and your drink, and you slowly doze off, with your mind embracing images of tropical birds and…

Estate Planning Legal Services

You don’t want your holiday paradise interrupted with thoughts of legal paperwork, do you? Of course you don’t. Get your estate plans setup with an an experienced legal service, and entirely taken care of, before you depart on your snowbird adventure.

Having all of your estate planning documents updated, formalized, signed, and filed will help you enjoy your relaxing holiday much more.

The estate planning legal services provided by the attorneys at Donnellon, Donnellon & Miller are robust and affordable. From a last Will and testament, to power of attorney (POA), to Living Will, and much more, our friendly and approachable legal experts can help you make sure everything in place and fully covered.

Make sure your family is fully taken care of, financially and legally, and then enjoy your retirement time more easily. Breathe deeply, and walk along the beach carefree, knowing that you have resolved every detail and secured every document.

Take Care Of Your Estate Planning Legal Needs Today

When you address your estate planning legal services, these are the primary documents that you should look at before taking your much-deserved vacation:

1. Last Will and Testament

Here, you name an executor, who will follow your directions. You can deal with any funeral provisions. You can also lay out all considerations for the care of your spouse (or domestic partner), children, pets, and any other beneficiaries. If you are married, your spouse needs a separate Will.

2. Durable Power of Attorney

If you cannot make decisions for yourself, then you need a trusted ally to act on your behalf regarding financial and legal decisions. Durable Power of Attorney lets you assign this representative so that in the event of an accident or incapacitating health condition, someone can act swiftly in the way you would act for yourself.

3. Health Care Power of Attorney and Living Will

This is similar to the above mentioned #2, but specifically regarding medical decisions. The Living Will deals with the type of medical care you know you want or don’t want. If you never want to be kept alive with a feeding tube and ventilation, you would specify that in a Living Will.

4. Letter of Intent

Do you know how you want your funeral to go? What music do you want played? Where do you want it to be? That information does not belong in a Will. It belongs here, in a letter of intent.

5. Digital Asset Provisions

This is a new dimension of estate planning. What do you want done with your Facebook account? Do you want your hard drives swept clean, or kept? How about information stored in the cloud, via Dropbox or Google Drive? You can clarify all of that here.

6. Designation of Beneficiaries

Make sure this is up to date, with the most recent contact information and physical addresses. These are the people you have selected to inherit your worldly possessions.

Contact your trusted local Estate Planning Lawyer friends at Donnellon, Donnellon & Miller today, and set up a time when we can help you review all of your estate plans. We can make absolutely sure everything is how you want it to be, and update all documents with your most recent family information and desired outcomes.