Chicago Dementia Attorneys

As the symptoms associated with dementia become worse, it is possible that a person may lose his or her capacity to create legal documents that pertain to his or her estate. Bearing that in mind, it will be in the best interest of your loved one to create these legal documents as soon after being diagnosed with dementia as possible.

At Peck Ritchey, LLC, our Chicago dementia attorneys understand just how critical it will be for your loved one to get his or her estate in order while it is still possible to do so, and we can help your family create the legal documents that will be necessary to protect your loved one’s wishes.

Estate Planning after the Diagnosis of Dementia

Our legal team in Chicago possesses the experience and the resources your family will need to help your loved one protect his or her interests by preparing any legal documents that will be necessary to do just that. We have extensive experience with drawing up a number of documents, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Powers of attorney
  • Physical orders for life sustaining treatment
  • Wills & trusts
  • Medical release of information
  • Hospital visitation forms

Whatever the particulars of your loved one’s situation happen to be, our legal team in Chicago can help your family understand what exactly will be necessary to ensure his or her best wishes are honored.

Consult with a Dementia Attorney in Chicago

If a loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, you should consider working with a Chicago dementia lawyer at Peck Ritchey, LLC, to help your loved one get his or her estate in order as early on after the diagnosis as possible. To speak with a probate lawyer in Chicago about your loved one’s circumstances, please call our Chicago offices at (855) 328-5787 today.