Simply put, you don’t want to die without a will, especially, if you have items you want a niece or nephew to have, or you want to leave a monetary gift for a dear friend who has seen you through difficult times and has been taking care of you. You need a written will to specify the gifts you want to bestow on family members, friends, charitable organizations, and to make sure your beloved pet is taken care of in your absence. Talk to a Wills and Trusts Lawyer in Davenport, IA who will make sure the assets you have will be left to whomever you want.
There are also other reasons you may need a lawyer in your lifetime. When you purchase real estate, you need an attorney to assist you with these pertinent matters. You may need him to draw up a living will for you to keep your family from having to make decisions about a life or death situation, including anatomical decisions, if you can’t make them yourself. A power of attorney is also needed during times when you are unable to make decisions. The attorney will explain that powers of attorney can be for limited decisions and that you’re not actually giving up your own decision making faculties.
If you’re charged with a DUI or DWI you absolutely must choose an attorney, and you need to make it quickly. A charge like this can result, first of all, in shame, fines, jail time, loss of driver’s license, and your employment, if you can no longer drive to work. You need someone who is dedicated to helping those who are unable to help themselves. You probably know very little about the law. It’s possible the police made mistakes in your arrest. It’s possible that if you had a drink, it was under the legal limit for alcohol use. Hire an attorney to represent you, one who will check the police reports, and their accuracy.
During the course of your life, there are any number of legal issues that will be thrown at you. Having an attorney nearby to represent you in all of them will give you an extreme peace of mind. He’ll also be there to answer legal questions about the law that you don’t understand.