Florida Incapacity Planning

Planning for life.

Florida Incapacity Planning

Planning for life.

Florida Incapacity Planning

Planning for life.

Incapacity Planning

Counseling Clients about the Importance of Planning for Incapacity

When you need medical treatment, you have the right to refuse certain medications, procedures, or types of care. However, if you become incapacitated due to a serious injury, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, or a coma, you will not be able to make these decisions for yourself. This does not mean you have to leave these decisions to the doctors, however, as you can draft specific documents to address these concerns as part of your comprehensive estate plan.

An Overview of Documents to Consider When Planning for Incapacity

Three important documents to consider when planning for potential incapacity:

When designating individuals for each role, ensure that you choose someone that you trust and that you believe will honor your wishes.  It’s also a good idea to provide copies of these documents to your physician in advance.

Contact a Florida Estate Planning Lawyer to Discuss Your Next Steps

The Legacy Law Firm works diligently to ensure that your future medical decisions will be in line with your values and best interests. Call 954-999-9683 to schedule your consultation – we are here to help.

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