Did you know, 44% of Americans do not have a will, although 60% think having a will is necessary. Another 13% believe their surviving spouse or children will receive any remaining assets, which isn't always the case.
Your will is a legal document by which you designate the people who will receive your assets after you pass away. The experienced Wills Attorneys at Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn can help you prepare your will so that all of your wishes are upheld, including the appointment of legal guardians for your minor children. A legal will can prevent your property from being distributed according to the provisions of state law. A will does not override a beneficiary designation under a life insurance policy, retirement plan, or a joint form of ownership. Our Estate Planning Attorneys can help you determine if a will is sufficient for your needs. If you have a will, it is also important to review it periodically to make sure it's accurate and up to date.
In addition to preparing a standard will, the PA Living Will Lawyers at Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn can help you draft a living will that will guide your family in making health-care decisions if you become incapacitated. Living wills, often called health-care directives, are documents that instruct health-care providers about the conditions under which you do not want to be artificially sustained by life support. A living will is an important device to protect yourself and ensure that your wishes are carried out, and a properly executed living will prevents a contest between family members. If you do not have a living will, decisions regarding your health care are left to family members, and often they cannot agree or are in conflict about your wishes. A living will ensures that your wishes are respected and will be followed. If necessary, we can also draft a medical power of attorney, which would grant your designee the power to make medical decisions on your behalf and handle your affairs.
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