Advance directives are legal documents that allow you to clearly articulate your preferences regarding lifesaving medical interventions. Many people don’t include advance directives when estate planning, but they are crucial documents that can save your family heartache during a medical crisis. No one wants to force their family to make a hasty decision under extreme duress. DeFazio Bal Law Firm in Chesterfield County advises you on the various contingencies you can address in an advance directive so that a clear plan exists for your treatment if you lose the ability to communicate. We have extensive experience assisting clients throughout Virginia to ensure their wishes are upheld.
Advance directives can set forth instructions on various matters and come in several forms, including:
DeFazio Bal Law Firm will take the time to discuss each of these options so that you can be comfortable that every item you wish to address is covered appropriately.
Through the years, there have been numerous stories in the media detailing protracted court battles among family members over the treatment of incapacitated relatives. DeFazio Bal Law Firm attorneys formulate documents clearly enough that there is no room for misinterpretation or argument. This way, your family can avoid expensive litigation and move forward.
DeFazio Bal Law Firm serves clients in Virginia. Call us at 804-729-0136 or contact us online to schedule a consultation at our Glen Allen office.