A Will is essential, it is without question. It is the beginning of helping to resolve any disputes that can arise among family members relating to the distribution of your assets. A Will should be specific, and it should finalize any last wishes one may have. The last thing you would want to do is leave your affairs in the hands of people you don’t trust or in the courts.
A Representation Agreement allows that one person you trust and that you appoint to make most personal and healthcare decisions on your behalf if you become unable to do so. If you have specific healthcare wishes, you can specify them in a representation agreement.
A Power of Attorney is a legal authorization that gives a designated person (agent) the power to act for another person, known as the principal. The agent may be given a broad or limited authority to make decisions about the principal’s property, finances, investments, or medical care.