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Incapacity Planning in Vermont

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Incapacity planning is a way for people to address the possibility of no longer being able to care for themselves due to an illness or disability.

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Incapacity Planning in Vermont

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  2. 2. Incapacity planning is a way for people to address the possibility of no longer being able to care for tlwemselves due to an illness Ol disability ‘V UNSWORTH LAW, fiL£ ESlAlh PLANNING & ELDbR LAW ‘ ‘ [ -l A
  3. 3. lt address financial and/ or medical decslons ‘V UNSWORTH LAW, 55 ESlAlL PLANNING & ELDLR LAW ‘ ‘ [ -l A
  4. 4. Putting into place proper legal documents protects you and your loved ones and ensures wishes are followed it you’re unable to speak for yourself ‘V UNSWORTH LAW, pt; ESlAlL PLANNING & ELDLR LAW ‘ ‘ [ -l A
  5. 5. The one universal way of determining if someone is ‘‘legally’’ incapacitated is through a guardianship proceeding LR LAW ESIAH: PLANNING 8: ELD ‘ _ ‘ -l ‘V UNSWORTH LAW, gL£ A
  6. 6. The court determines if an individual has lost some or all of the ability to make decisions about personal or financial matters
  7. 7. Laws vary from one state to another, which is why it’s important to have proper legal guidance in your of protecting your wishes and ultimately, your estate UNSWORTH LAW, ptg ” ‘ ESlAlL PLANNING & ELDLR LAW ‘ ‘ -l
  8. 8. The road to being declared incapacitated can be slow due to a physical or mental change LR LAW ESIAH: PLANNING 8: ELD ‘ _ ‘ -l ‘V UNSWORTH LAW, 35 A
  9. 9. Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are an example ‘V UNSWORTH LAW, 5L5 ESlAlL PLANNING & ELDLR LAW ‘ ‘ [ -l A
  10. 10. Medical directives allow you to name someone to make medical decisions on your behalf ‘V UNSWORTH LAW, 5L5 ESlAlL PLANNING & ELDLR LAW ‘ ‘ [ -l A
  11. 11. Living wills put into place specifics on what kind of measures you want taken to save your life — and just as importantly, it details the measures you don’t want made to save your life ‘V UNSWORTH LAW, pt; ESIAIL PLANNING & ELDLR LAW ‘ ‘ [ -l A
  12. 12. Financial powers of attomey alow you to name someone you trust to care for your financial decisions ‘V UNSWORTH LAW, 5L5 ESIAIL PLANNING & ELDLR LAW ‘ ‘ [ -l A
  13. 13. 4‘ ; . — h }; ,.'4 Ar “ 1 ’ I .4' . / , . . k’ W I / I ‘ J A , . 9 Q ‘ xg I‘. /I V. — ' f one of us know what lies ahead. is important that each of us memorialize our wishes for our health care and our finances
  14. 14. Incapacity planning is affordable and doesn’t require a lot of time ‘V UNSWORTH LAW, gtg ESIAIL PLANNING & ELDLR LAW ‘ ‘ [ -l A
  15. 15. The key for sucmssful planning is proper legal guidance ‘V UNSWORTH LAW, gtg ESIAIL PLANNING & ELDLR LAW ‘ ‘ [ -l A
  16. 16. Contact our ofiice to Ieam more about incapacity planning and how it can protect you and your family ‘V UNSWORTH LAW, l_= L£ ESIAIL PLANNING & ELDLR LAW ‘ ‘ [ -l A
  17. 17. / @ ~ LEARN MORE ABOUT INCAPACITYPLANNING IN ESSEX JUNCTION VERMONT Is I
  18. 18. - — . - L I‘ - I. I Click to visit: Law. net

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