ESTATE PLANNING

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WILL & TESTAMENT

"At the end of the day, what you do not wish to leave behind, is a mess"

LESS COSTLY TO HAVE A WILL THEN NOT HAVING ONE

The cost of writing a simple straightforward will may cost in the region of a few hundreds. The cost of not writing one and having your next of kin administer your estate may cost thousands of dollars

ANYBODY CAN WRITE A WILL

Yes, anyone can write a Will. However, besides the validity and contestability of the will, many prefer a legally trained professional to document and provide opinions, instead of just taking instructions to prepare a will

WHAT HAPPENS IF I DO NOT HAVE A WILL

Your assets will be distributed in accordance to the Interstate Succession Act, which may not be in line with your wishes

Besides not having a say on how the assets are distributed according to your wishes, if you die without a will, the whole process is lengthy and costly. Letters of Administrations and probate lawyers are two charges you will need to consider. A well written will which cost in the region of a few hundreds could have simplified the process. It can also lessen the burden left on your loved ones, who are already going through an emotional turmoil.

With our in house legally trained professional, we can provide you professional opinions and advices tailored to your requirements. Besides a competitive pricing, you can be rest assured that your estate will be distributed in accordance to your wishes.

LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) allows an individual, who is aged 21 years of age and above, to plan for the management of his affairs should he become mentally incapacitated. Note that the LPA only has effect when the person making the LPA (Donar) becomes mentally incapacitated. In the LPA, the donar appoints people to make decisions and act for him (known as the 'donees') if he loses his metal capacity.

WHY DO I NEED A LPA?

With our in house legally trained professionals, we can provide you professional opinions at an affordable rate. We listen attentively to your needs and help you in the planning phase meticulously

A LPA protects a donar. The LPA is not only for the elderly nor the sick. Life is unpredictable. Young, and otherwise healthy individuals can get incapacitated through accidents or sudden illnesses. Sudden stroke for instance, may cause an individual to lose mental capacities. During cases whereby an individual is reduced to vegetative stage or fell into a comatose, a LPA allows the donee to act on his behalf

A LPA can help your loved ones prevent costly and streneous court procedures. Imagine your loved ones having to cope with the situation you are in, and having to undergo through time consuming and expensive court procedures, when the resources could have been better allocated on taking care of you