Estate Planning Basics

Some people assume that Estate Planning is only about asset allocation…not true! Let’s face it: life is filled with unanticipated events. A well drafted Estate Plan can protect you and help your loved ones answer unanticipated and life-changing questions that arise about your life, death, sickness and the unknown.

A thoughtful, comprehensive set of documents will benefit you and your family during and beyond your life by:

Take this quiz to see if you and your family are legally prepared for life’s surprises.

If, while enjoying a vacation in Hawaii, a nor’easter blows the roof off of your Massachusetts home, do you have documents in place that allow a trusted friend or family member to take steps to repair the damage while you are away…or must you cut your trip short to attend to it personally?

If a sudden accident lands you unconscious and in the Emergency Room, do you have documents in place that allow your spouse, partner or friend to make health care decisions on your behalf? Does your spouse, partner or friend know your wishes about being sustained by life support?

If a sudden accident lands your 18 year old college student unconscious and in the Emergency Room, does your child have documents in place that allow you to make health care decisions on his or her behalf?

If, while enjoying a vacation abroad, your family pet in Massachusetts needs expensive and life saving medical treatment, do you have documents that allow a trusted pet-sitter, friend or family member to get your pet immediate care…or must precious time be lost tracking you down to authorize/pay for it?

If you can’t answer “yes” to any of the previous questions, contact DangerLaw.  We will help you make a plan, and put your mind at ease.

Call us today for a complimentary consultation to discuss your needs.