Understanding Power of Attorney

Even if you are young, healthy, and have few assets, you should consider visiting an estate-planning attorney to discuss drafting a will and a Power of Attorney in Tracy or Manteca . A will and durable power of attorney allow you to detail specific directions regarding your medical care, finances, assets, and liabilities if you are alive but no longer able to communicate this information yourself.

Watch this video to learn more about what a power of attorney is, and when you need one. A durable power of attorney designates a specific person whom you trust as the person who can make decisions about your finances, assets, and other estate-planning needs.