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Is there such a thing as emergency estate planning?

On Behalf of | Jul 16, 2021 | Estate Planning |

There is no age prerequisite to start putting your estate plan together, although the sooner, the better. Even beginning the process in your 20s is not too soon. With children, a house and medical issues, items to place in your estate plan pile up. 

Then something unexpected arises that you may have no control over. Be it an accident, severe illness or other medical emergencies; this is the time to put your estate plan in place if you have not already done so. Is it possible to put together something this important quickly? 

Estate planning concierge

Because of unforeseen circumstances, your medical condition may put you in the hospital or confine you to your home. If this is the case, you can contact an estate planning attorney with Doehring & Doehring to meet you wherever you are to go over your estate plan. Services may also include: 

  • Video conferencing 
  • Deathbed planning 
  • Rush estate plans 

Estate plan essentials

A basic estate plan contains various legal documents to cover medical, financial and personal needs in the event you become incapacitated or pass away. These essentials may include: 

  • Wills 
  • Trusts 
  • Powers of attorney 
  • Advance directives 
  • Asset protection 
  • Business succession 

In addition, your estate plan can contain the information you and your family need to prepare for Medicare and Medicaid eligibility. Your attorney can discuss how you can meet the requirements and apply for these government services. 

There may be no way to prepare yourself for the unexpected. If you find yourself in an unanticipated situation, know that you can get emergency estate planning services.