Stuck in a senior facility during the pandemic and unable to participate from far away, an elderly woman needed to sell her home but had never drafted her POA.
Dealing with a sick family member is a challenging and emotional time.
As a review of terms, a will is a legal document that specifies how a person’s estate should be handled only after that person’s death. A living will has nothing to do with how your “things” like property, money, jewelry, etc. are to be distributed. Unlike a will, it is, in fact, a document that comes into play while you’re still alive.