Planning for Diminished Capacity

With medical advances, individuals are living longer and with better health. This means that more individuals are suffering from diminished mental capacity. Boardman & Clark’s experienced team of attorneys helps clients manage this important dimension of estate planning by assisting them with preparation of an estate plan that allows them to plan for this contingency in advance, and avoid expensive and public court proceedings that might otherwise be required. We work with each client to develop a plan for their incapacity that meets their objectives, which may include any of the following:

  • Trusts
  • Health Care Power of Attorney
  • Financial (Durable) Power of Attorney
  • Supported Decision Making
  • Long-Term Care Planning

In instances where such planning is no longer feasible, we assist clients and their families in pursuing:

  • Guardianship
  • Protective Placement