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Understanding Powers of Attorney for Asset Protection Planning

Establishing an elder law power of attorney is often a crucial step for seniors, and their families, in ensuring their wishes are respected and protected. By understanding the different types of powers of attorney, selecting a capable agent, and planning for potential incapacity, seniors can maintain control and dignity while empowering their chosen agents to make decisions in their best interests.  With proper use of an elder law POA, the agent can even assist to protect a senior’s home and life’s savings from being sold and spent to satisfy expensive nursing home costs.  

Through careful consideration and proper legal documentation, seniors and their families can navigate the complex issues surrounding aging with confidence and peace of mind. It’s not too late to start your asset protection planning. Contact us today at 605-275-5665 for your free consultation with one of our estate planning attorneys.