Estate Planing & Living Will
Topics like Living Will, Advanced Directive, and Estate Planning can be hard to process for individuals, and families. There is no better time than the present to protect your assets, and make you personal care decisions known. Once this process is complete you actually save yourself and your family undue stress should the unexpected occur. The team at Legal Del Sur, takes great care of extending knowledge, family support and grace throughout this process.
What is a Will?
Known as, a written statement detailing a person's desires regarding their possessions, assets, medical treatment circumstances in which they are no longer able to express informed consent, especially in advanced directive situation.
What is an Advanced Directive?
Advance Directives are legal documents that allow you to spell out your decisions about end-of-life care ahead of time. These can only be used when you are incapable of making decisions for yourself due to a severe medical condition or state of emergency leaving you unable to communicate. The Advance Directive, becomes your voice.
Who Creates the Will?
The testator or author (yourself) the one who disposes his property, or inheritance and rights after his death. In a voluntary and expressed way.
It does not require the presence of the heirs at the time of granting.
It can be done by natural and legal persons.
It is a legal instrument granted before a Notary Public.
Notarial or Judicial Succession Probate:
It is limited to the distribution to the heirs designated by the testator.
Succession ab - intestacy:
Applies when the deceased did not leave a will. The presumed heirs, be called spouse, children, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces or creditors, among others, must promote the succession process.
They can do it through Notarial or judicial channels. At Legal Del Sur, we have professional Attorneys, in whom you can trust the succession of your loved one, the team is here to advise you and successfully complete this type of procedure.
Call us today to set up a consultation about how we can help avoid a long probate process for your family, should a difficult or unexpected situation arise.
Pro - Tip:
The best way to avoid a long legal process, is to complete the creation of your Will, Advanced Directive and Estate Planning in advance. This will save your loved ones, time and money, providing them the time to heal in the moments of loss.