Nobody is eager to think about the end of his or her life, but planning for the inevitable is an important part of caring for your loved ones. Estate planning can save a great deal of hassle and hardship after you are gone. It also creates a plan should there be an unexpected health emergency that makes it impossible for you to make decisions about your own health and well-being.
David Dietrich has been working with client in the Billings, Montana area for years, helping them prepare for the future. He does his best to provide knowledgeable support for estate planning issues large and small.
During the process of estate planning, a variety of issues can arise. David can assist you with creating the best possible plan for your circumstances. He has experience helping client with:
- General estate planning questions
- Preparing wills
- Creating trusts
- Making advance funeral arrangements
- Determining issues related to custody
- Assigning power of attorney and medical power of attorney
It is possible to create a will without the assistance of an attorney, but it is highly inadvisable. And a DIY will is hardly adequate for providing the protection and peace of mind your family needs during a trying time.
State laws are very specific about what can and cannot be in a will, trust, or medical or financial power of attorney. There are specific rules about who can and cannot serve as a personal representative, trustee, health surrogate or attorney, and about who can bear witness to a will, trust, or medical or financial power of attorney. David is familiar with all of the laws governing these estate planning tools in Montana and he can answer your questions and help you make the best decisions possible.