Planning for end of life

While a valid, complete and up to date will is vital, have you thought about appointing an Enduring Power of Attorney or Enduring Guardian?

These guides provide a checklist of the various tasks and documents involved in planning for end of life, including where you can get professional help.

Planning can provide peace of mind and reduce uncertainty or potential dispute with how your affairs are managed

A will is one of the most important legal documents you'll make. Find out why and what's involved

Making a will is the best way to ensure your assets will be distributed according to your wishes

When you need someone to make legal and financial decisions if you do not have capacity to do so

What's needed to authorise someone to make lifestyle, health and medical decisions if you're unable to

Information on health care options, support services and what to do if you lose the capacity to make decisions

Informing people in advance what health care you'd like, or don't want, in case you can't make such decisions

Wills and estates can be complex. Professional help can ensure your intentions are clear, complete and valid

Help reduce the stress on those grieving by writing down your wishes for your funeral or memorial service.

If planning for end of life has caused you mental health concerns, there is a range of support services available

Definitions of legal terms to help guide you through the language of planning for end of life

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