Often times we talk about estate planning that is to be used after one passes away. While it’s important to make sure you have everything needed for after death in place and documented, it’s also important to consider what happens in the event of incapacitation. Over the next few blog post, we are going to talk about incapacitation, how you can include it in your estate plan, and other important information regarding you can manage your assets if you become incapacitated, what to do in the event of unmarried partners, and more.
Estate Planning in Cary NC and Incapacitation
When one is incapacitated, they are unable to make decisions for themselves in a legal capacity. Their ability to think rationally and function properly or either temporarily or permanently damaged. Many times, this happens due to a type of health issues like heart attack or stroke. It can also come into play when an injury to the brain or another type of problem happens. In addition, when mental faculties decline due to Alzheimer’s or dementia, incapacity might also be considered. Incapacitation is typically rolled by a court of law. However, it’s important to us to plan for incapacitation before it happens.
In our next blog post, we will talk about what will be needed to ensure that you have proper documentation when the time comes should you ever need it. Visit back soon to learn more about estate planning in Cary NC for incapacitation.
If you don’t have an estate plan in place or haven’t reviewed yours in several years, now might be the best time to start. Our attorney is here to help you get your estate plan in order and ready should you pass in an untimely manner or become incapacitated at some point. It’s better to be safe than sorry when it comes to estate planning. Contact our office, today, to get started.
Also, remember that our law office offers other legal services for you, as well. Whether it’s entertainment law, family law, small business law and others, we are available to help you through your estate planning in Cary NC and other legal situations. Contact us, today, to make an appointment.
For other blogs in this series, visit the links below:
- Estate Planning for Incapacitation, Part One
- Estate Planning for Incapacitation, Part Two
- Estate Planning for Incapacitation, Part Three
- Estate Planning for Incapacitation, Part Four