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Using Effective Powers Of Attorney To Ensure That Your Wishes Are Respected

As you progress in age, there may come a time when you will need to rely on someone else to make important decisions on your behalf. It is important that you select people you trust to make decisions in accordance with your wishes and to handle your affairs as you would, if you were able to do so.

By establishing the right powers of attorney today, you can ensure that your wishes regarding your medical care, estate and other important considerations will be respected. There are specific steps that need to be taken in order to establish a valid power of attorney, and it can be very helpful to seek the advice of a lawyer.

Sound Advice Regarding Powers Of Attorney In California

At the Law Offices of Melissa A. Proudian, we have helped clients establish powers of attorney for any cause. We work closely with you to understand the decisions that you currently make that might call for a power of attorney down the line. We work to understand the specific powers you wish to convey and prepare a document that clearly outlines the recipient's authority.

In addition, it is often advisable for you to choose more than one person to handle specific types of decisions so no single person has too much power. We take the time to advise you of the various types of power you can convey and help you develop a complete strategy that allows you to distribute them in a way that is most beneficial for you.

We prepare powers of attorney for any need, including:

  • Medical and health care decisions, including end-of-life decisions
  • Care of minor children
  • Financial matters, including bank, stock and retirement account transactions
  • Sale and use of real estate or other property
  • Business transactions and decisions
  • Additional directives and powers as needed

Speak With A Member Of Our Dedicated California Team About Your Case

Contact our Fresno office to discuss your power of attorney and other estate planning needs with an attorney or a member of our professional staff. Please call 559-554-1455 or contact us via email today to schedule a free initial consultation.