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Estate Planning for Elderly

Idaho Attorneys Helping With Elderly Couples

Estate Planning Lawyers in Idaho for Elderly CouplesThe knowledge that we will eventually die is one of the things that seems to distinguish humans from all other living things. As Elderly Couples age, thoughts of death and caring for our spouses and loved ones once we are gone seem to occur frequently. Whether your estate is large or small every Elderly Couple has the ability to create an Estate Plan that will provide peace of mind. In your Estate Plan you designate someone to manage your assets and make health care and personal care decisions for you if you ever become unable to do so for yourself. For many, such “life planning” is the most important aspect of an estate plan

A basic Estate Plan consists of a Will, Power of Attorney and a Living Will.


A Will is a legal document that contains your instructions as to who you want your property given away to after your death. Even if you aren’t rich, you still need a Will to spell out your wishes for your children and for your property in case you die. Without a Will, you are considered “intestate,” which means that the government will decide who inherits your property.

Power of Attorney

If you become incapacitated you may lose the ability to decide your own medical treatments. If you haven’t formulated any instructions, no one will truly know what you want. A power of attorney enables you to name a person to make decisions for you in the event you can’t. This person would serve as your proxy in the decisions about your medical care or financial affairs. This is especially important if you are young because you want your loved ones to know who you would select to make these decisions for you to avoid what could be a costly court battle between family members.

Living Wills

A living will provides your health care providers with specific instructions from you about what your wishes are if your medical condition is terminal but you cannot communicate. This removes difficult decisions from your family. Every young couple should prepare a living will and power of attorney before it becomes too late for them and their family.

We use a Team Approach

Our Estate Planning Group of attorneys bring specific skills to assist in a team approach with your Estate Planning needs. Put our Estate Planning Group of attorneys to work to complete your Will, Power of Attorney and Living Will.

State-Wide Practice

We create customized Estate Plans across Idaho. We can help you and your family too.

Get the Help You Need

Call us toll free at 877.232.6101 or 208.232.6101 for a consultation with our team of attorneys in Idaho. You can also email us directly at We will answer your Idaho Estate Planning questions.

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