As Young Ones Leave the Nest: Estate Planning Documents

\While we tend to think that estate planning documents are necessary for older individuals, they are equally as critical to have in place for younger individuals. Once a child reaches 18 years of age, a parent no longer has the legal authority to sign on his behalf. If the child is unable to handle his own financial transactions or if he becomes injured and is unable to communicate with his physicians, his parents (or other relatives) will encounter difficulty trying to assist him with his affairs…

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