We have covered numerous issues on this blog, such as people who set up a power of attorney for one of their loved ones who is no longer able to take care of themselves. However, you may be in need of a power of attorney one day after becoming incapacitated for some unexpected reason. It is always important to plan ahead and have power of attorney plans in place even if they are never needed. In Ocean County, and all over the state of New Jersey, there are many different reasons why people set up a power of attorney and this may be the right move for you as well.
Setting up a power of attorney designation can be beneficial simply because it offers some peace of mind knowing that critical matters (such as those related to your health decisions or finances) will be handled properly in the event that you become incapacitated. In the event that you do one day need to have an agent manage your affairs via power of attorney, you may be very glad that you designated the right person while you were in good health and fully capable of making the best decisions.
Our law firm knows that people often have many questions when it comes to naming a power of attorney or various other aspects of the process. Over on our simple will and trusts section, you will be able to go over more material that is connected to naming a power of attorney and various estate-related issues.