Powers of Attorney
Powers of Attorney Lawyers in Wisconsin
Through the execution of a Powers of Attorney, you can be assured that your financial and medical decisions will be made by a trusted individual of your choosing in the event that you are physically or mentally unable to make decisions for yourself.
At Murphy Desmond S.C., our Madison, Appleton, Janesville, and Dodgeville, Wisconsin Powers of Attorney lawyers have extensive experience helping individuals and families plan for the future through the creation of a solid estate plan, which includes planning for potential disability.
Drafting Powers of Attorney Documents
You can rely on our estate planning attorneys to work closely with you to draft the proper Powers of Attorney documents that will best suit your needs and help ensure your wishes are carried out.
We will explain the options available to you, including:
- Financial Power of Attorney - gives a person of your choosing control over your finances
- Healthcare Power of Attorney - allows a person of your choosing to make healthcare decisions on your behalf
- General Powers of Attorney - gives a person of your choosing the broad authority to make decisions on your behalf
- Limited Powers of Attorney - gives a person of your choosing limited authority to make decisions on your behalf
The estate planning attorneys at Murphy Desmond can also help you set up related plans, such as a living will. Each plan has its own privileges and restrictions. It is advised that you choose a skilled and knowledgeable lawyer to explain the differences between each to help you make an informed decision.
An important thing to note about Powers of Attorney is that they are null and void once the owner of the estate plan passes away. This is because they are related to decisions while the person is still living.
Dedicated Help With Estate Plans
A comprehensive estate plan should cover how to handle your assets following death, as well as explicit instructions for your finances and healthcare should you become incapacitated.
At the Wisconsin law firm of Murphy Desmond S.C., we believe that it is never too early to begin making these plans. Having documents, such as a living will or an advanced directive, will provide you with the peace of mind that you and your family will be cared for according to your wishes.
Call for a Consultation with a Madison, Appleton, Janesville, or Dodgeville Estate Planning Attorney
Murphy Desmond's estate planning lawyers will provide you with the peace of mind that comes with having an effective care plan in place. Contact us online or call 608.257.7181 to schedule a consultation to discuss your needs.