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Have questions about trusts?

If you are new to estate planning, you probably have a lot of questions about what you really need to protect yourself, your family and your assets. The truth is, there are a number of ways to approach the estate planning process. What works for some Pennsylvania residents may be more or less than what you need. A great example of this is trusts.

A power of attorney doesn't grant the agent unlimited power

Making sure a person is designated to make important decisions regarding one's health and financial well-being when one cannot do it for him or herself is an important part of the estate planning process. This can be accomplished with a power of attorney. Some Pennsylvania residents may have concerns about granting an agent too much power, but the truth is, an agent is only allowed to do so much.

What kinds of trusts are available?

Pennsylvania residents who are preparing their estate plans likely have a lot of questions about their options and what protections they actually need. While there are plenty of people who can probably get by with just having wills, others may want to consider trusts. What kinds of trusts are available?

Things To Know About Living Wills

Pennsylvania residents who become incapacitated and lack any legal documents that express their wants for medical treatment, place their lives in the hands of medical providers, family members, and the court system. What happens to them will no longer be up to them. Those who wish to have a say in their treatment should consider having a living will.

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