Although most people prefer not to think about it, incapacity can occur to anyone at any time and for a wide variety of reasons. If you become incapacitated for any reason, who will step in and take over control of your assets? Who will be in charge of making medical decisions for you? Will your own wishes be honored with regard to end of life medical treatment should the worst occur? Incapacity planning answers those questions ahead of time by including tools and strategies in your estate plan that decide ahead of time who will control your assets and who will make healthcare decisions for you. An incapacity plan also allows you to decide ahead of time what type of treatment you will, and will not, consent to with regard to life sustaining or prolonging treatments. Learn more.