It is an unfortunate, yet very real fact of life that you may not always have the mental capacity necessary to handle your own finances. Whether through a sudden, serious accident or a disease that affects your mental capacity as you age, there are many situations that can prevent you from being able to manage your own affairs. If this were to happen to you, who would make financial decisions on your behalf? Putting a power of attorney in place ensures that you choose who will speak financially.
While this is an uncomfortable scenario for people to think about, it is extremely important to do so, as you may have specific preferences related to your finances. At Leger Law Group, LLC, our Baton Rouge estate planning attorney can help you create a power of attorney and give you peace of mind, knowing that your affairs will be handled by a trustworthy individual, should you become incapacitated.
Having the right Louisiana estate planning lawyer on your team will help ensure that you create a power of attorney that is detailed and legally sound. During your free consultation, we can sit down with you to better understand your needs and goals, and provide service that is personalized to your unique situation.
Contact Leger Law Group, LLC today at (225) 522-4996 for more information!