The job of an elder law attorney is obviously to help elderly people who are concerned about end-of-life issues, incapacity, and the legacy that they will leave to loved ones when they pass away. Worries about covering the costs of nursing home care and dealing with the possibility of illness naturally become more pronounced as you get older because there is a greater risk of developing life-threatening conditions. An elder law attorney at The Law Offices of James A. Miller, P.C. helps seniors to be prepared for whatever life brings.
A Massachusetts power of attorney should be created as soon as possible if you do not already have a power of attorney in place. A power of attorney is an important part of your incapacity plan. Because life is uncertain and you never know when something could happen to you, it is always a good idea to make sure you’ve planned ahead for incapacity.
Burlington elder law lawyers can help with the creation of a power of attorney as a part of an incapacity plan. A power of attorney is one of the most important legal documents that you can create in order to protect yourself and in order to protect the people that you love from being put into a difficult situation if something happens to you. When you make a power of attorney, you give authority to someone who will act as your agent and who has a fiduciary duty to act on your behalf. That person can take control if you cannot manage your own affairs because of an illness or an injury.