Will, P.O.A., Medical POA, Statutory POA…
We’ve spent months planning for our long distance walk. We’ve spent hours discussing minuta of weight, gear and methods.
Did you spend one second considering your final wishes?
Not trying to be morbid here, but everyone checks out. Everyone.
There are four documents to consider BEFORE you go anywhere: Will, Power of Attorney, Medical POA, and Statutory POA.
Think about it, ok? Whether you are 18 or 91, what you want matters. Your family will appreciate your caring about them. Honest. Make it easier for them: write it all down legally. Tell them everything!
If you are in another state, enjoying yourself, having your legal stuff rock solid especially matters.
Go to your attorney and have things lined out. Put it all on your desk, or bank vault; carry copies, discuss with your hike mates, then boogie. Sure, it will cost a buck or two, but it’s money well spent.
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