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Estate Planning while in Hospice Care

Moving into or having a loved one in hospice care can be a scary, sad, and emotional experience. During this stage of one’s life, it is often the last opportunity for the individual to ensure that he or she has a proper and complete estate plan. This includes a Trust, Will, and Powers of Attorney for Health Care and Property. If the individual in hospice care is no longer able to manage his or her finances, then often they will add a loved one to their bank accounts as joint account holders or co-trustee to ensure that someone is available to assist to help pay the bills.

This is a time to make sure all of your affairs are in order. Significant post-death expenses and fees can be saved by making sure your estate planning and finances are in good order.

Here at Chauvel & Glatt, we understand how important your assets are to you and will do what we can and need to help you complete your estate plan. To learn more about how we can help and our in-home legal services, contact our estate planning attorneys at Chauvel & Glatt, LLP.

The material in this article, provided by Chauvel & Glatt, is designed to provide informative and current information as of the date of the post. It should not be considered, nor is it intended to constitute, legal advice or promise similar outcomes.  For information on your particular circumstances, please contact Chauvel & Glatt at 650-573-9500.


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