Estate Planning encompases a variety of topics. Perhaps the most important part of estate planning is to anticipate the need for a trusted person to manage your affairs should you be unable to. Some pertinent documents are termed Powers of Attorney or POA. They can deal with finances, etc. which are called Durable or Durable Financial Powers of Attorney. Powers of Attorney dealing with matters of health and health decisions are termed Medical or Healthcare Powers of Attorney. In addition to these powers of attorney, there are other attendant documents that direct the manner in which your representative is designated to act in your behalf in matters of end of life medical decisions and are termed Health Care Directives, or Living Will. And of course, the Last Will and Testament which clarifies the transfer of property after your demise. The importance of these documents cannot be underestimated. The legal clarification of your wishes in the event that you are unable to make those wishes known will make a difficult situation easier for those who make decisions for you. Cardinal Law will clarify and guide you through the process of creating these critical documents.