Power of Attorney and Living Wills

What is Power of Attorney and Living Wills?

A Power of Attorney is a formal document that gives a reliable person the power to act on your behalf. In the event of your incapacitation, handle financial or medical concerns on your behalf. This individual is referred to as your agent or actual attorney. They can decide about your property, finances, and health care based on the powers you grant them.

At Beaufort Shaw & Associates, we help clients understand the different types of Power of Attorneys and their implications. Providing you with the peace of mind that your desires will be followed when managing your affairs:

It continues to function in case of incapacitation, guaranteeing uninterrupted administration of your matters.

Authorizes your agent to make health care decisions if you cannot do so.

Grant’s specific powers for a defined period or purpose, such as managing your finances during a temporary absence.

Our attorneys, with their extensive knowledge and experience, work with you to customize a Power of Attorney that meets your needs and upholds your wishes, ensuring you feel confident in the legal services we provide.

Crafting a Comprehensive Living Will

A Living Will, also known as an advance directive, outlines your medical treatment preferences if you cannot communicate them. This document provides clear instructions on interventions like resuscitation, mechanical ventilation, and life-sustaining treatments. At Beaufort Shaw & Associates, we guide clients through creating a living will that reflects their values and medical preferences. Critical aspects of a living will include:

Specify your wishes regarding life-sustaining treatments and interventions.

Detail your preferences for pain relief and comfort measures.

Organ Donation: Indicate your desires for organ and tissue donation.

Our attorneys ensure that your living will is comprehensive and legally sound, giving you and your loved ones peace of mind and honoring your wishes.

Personalized Estate Planning Services

We understand that every client’s situation is unique. Our personalized estate planning services are tailored to meet your needs and goals. We take the time to listen to your concerns and understand your objectives, providing expert advice and guidance throughout the process. Our comprehensive approach includes:

Assess your current estate plan and make necessary updates.

Crafting powers of attorney, living wills, and other documents to reflect your wishes.

Provides continuous legal support and updates to keep your estate plan current.

Our unwavering goal is to create an estate plan that not only addresses your immediate needs but also provides long-term security and clarity, ensuring your peace of mind for years to come.

How Can It Help You

Tailored Estate Plans

We craft detailed estate plans tailored to your needs, ensuring your wishes are clearly outlined and legally binding.

Assured Security

Your Power of attorney affairs will be handled precisely as you wish, even in unexpected circumstances.

Expert Guidance

 Benefiting from our expertise and guidance throughout the estate planning process, we ensure all your interests are protected.

What Makes Us Stand Apart

Planning for the future is essential for peace of mind, and creating comprehensive estate plans is a critical step in this process. We assist individuals in developing robust estate plans that include powers of attorney and living wills. These legal documents protect your wishes and ensure your preferences manage your affairs, even in unforeseen circumstances.

Our dedication lies in offering professional legal assistance in every aspect of estate planning, encompassing living wills and powers of attorney. Legal developments are constantly changing, and our attorneys use their extensive knowledge to navigate complex legal matters effectively.

Whether you need to establish a new estate plan or update an existing one, we are ready to handle your case with precision and care. Our team is committed to ensuring your interests and rights are always upheld.

You must make future plans to ensure that your desires are honored and your affairs are handled according to your preferences. Our personalized approach and expert legal guidance ensure you can face the future confidently and safely and provide you with the peace of mind from knowing your affairs are in order.

Trust Beaufort Shaw & Associates to help secure your legacy and protect your loved ones.

Exceptional Traits of B Shaw & Associates

Locally Owned

A Law Firm That is Locally Owned & Operated - A Trusted part of your community, providing reliable legal services.

Expert Team

Experienced lawyers and staff ready to handle your case effectively & navigate its complexities with skill and efficiency.​

Convenient Location

Delivering convenient legal assistance to residents across New Jersey from our easily accessible office in Clark.

Flexible Availability

Book your consultation today at a time that works best for you. Our flexible scheduling ensures convenience for every client.

Diverse Team

A diverse team transcends color, race, and language, enriching our perspective and ensuring inclusive representation for all clients.

A woman led

Empowering women in leadership roles for a more inclusive legal practice led and owned by women.

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