Most individuals avoid thinking about death or dying until it is necessary or too late. However, neglecting to prepare for such occurrences can place loved ones in precarious situations in which they must struggle with difficult decisions about important matters. Matters like whether to keep a parent alive with a ventilator or who should manage a person’s financial affairs while they are incapacitated.
Advance directives are designed to assist health care professionals and individuals in formulating end-of-life decisions when an individual is unable to do so on their own, saving beloved family members from having to make difficult choices. Advance directives are critical tools for anyone, as even healthy individuals could be involved in accidents, rendering them unable to speak for themselves. With an advance directive, you have the power to make your wishes clear, avoiding many undesirable outcomes.
If you are interested in ensuring your wishes are followed in the event of incapacitation or a life-threatening illness, we encourage you to call our office to schedule a free consultation with Frankfort advance directive lawyer Ryan Hejmanowski to learn more about our affordable estate planning services.
There are two primary types of advance directives:
There are many questions to consider when formulating an advance directive, such as, but not limited to:
As an experienced advance directive lawyer, Ryan Hejmanowski understands the types of questions that need to be asked and the unique situations that frequently require advance decisions. He can walk you through such scenarios to ensure your wishes are followed.
Please do not wait until it is too late to make your wishes known. Call our office today to schedule a free consultation to learn about your estate planning options and about how you can protect your loved ones from having to make gut-wrenching decisions.
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