Daly & Campbell
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Wills, Estates & Probate Attorneys
Daly & Campbell have years of experience of ensuring that families are ready to meet all future challenges.
Most frequent questions and answers
To will or not to will?
It is always better to have a will then to not. Providing written instructions expressing your wishes regarding you estate not only give you peace of mind but also provides those you leave behind with a much easier process.
What is a medical power of attorney?
This allows you to select an individual to make medical recessions for you in the event that you are unable to make them for yourself. This decision making power activities when the treating physician determines that you lack the capacity to make these decisions yourself.
What is probate?
Probate is the court process that is necessary to ensure that your estate is properly handled according to your will or, if you die without a will (“intestate”) according to the law. This court process is important to protect the rights of family or anyone else who is entitled to receive property. It is also for the purposes of protecting creditors of the decedent’s estate.
What is a directive to physician?
It is designed to help you communicate your wishes about medical treatment at some time in the future when you are unable to make your wishes known because of illness or injury. These wishes are usually based on personal values.
What is a Durable Power of Attorney
A durable power of attorney allows you to select someone to act on your behalf with regard to your property in the event you do not have the capacity to act on your own behalf. You can grant either specific powers over certain property or it can be a grant of all possible powers. Specific powers could include only the ability to access your bank account to pay bills.
Why should i to provide a hippa release?
Due to medical privacy laws, if you decided to authorizes someone to make medical decisions on your behalf through a medical power of attorney, it is important to provide them with access to your medical information so that they can make an informed decision.