Once you reach a certain age or gain certain responsibilities, you need to establish some legal documents. Usually these are things like living wills, Healthcare Power of Attorney, Power of Attorney and other important documents that will let your wishes be known should something happen to you or your capacity to speak for yourself. These documents can keep you from living in a vegetative state if that is something you don’t want to do and also can give someone the power to make legal or healthcare decisions for you. These legal documents are very important to anyone in their adulthood, and should be treated as such by finding the right person to complete your legal document preparation.
In order to prepare for legal document preparation, you need to find a good attorney you can trust. Legal loopholes or unclear statements can make it possible for your wishes to be sidestepped, so a competent attorney for legal document preparation is a must. Additionally, you will most likely need to know information like full names, birthdays and maybe even things like birthplace or Social Security numbers of those you are naming as your proxy in the case of Power of Attorney documents. You might also need to provide documents like a license, passport, marriage certificate or other state certifications to prove your own identity. Legal document preparation often requires different things from state to state, so be sure that your lawyer is familiar with state needs for preparing your legal documents.
For questions about legal document preparation, contact us at Groff Law Firm, PLLC.