Elizabeth Savage, an attorney with our Disaster Relief Project, discusses “estate planning”–deciding who gets your property and possessions following your death–and why you should consider it before a natural disaster strikes or as part of the disaster recovery process.
0:00 – Introduction – If you have a specific legal question and would like to learn about eligibility for our services, call the Legal Aid helpline at 866-219-5262 or apply online at legalaidnc.org/apply
0:55 – Overview of Legal Aid NC
1:35 – Overview of Legal Aid’s Disaster Relief Project
2:15 – About estate planning and why should you consider it during disaster recovery?
3:05 – What is a will? How does it relate to disaster recovery?
6:45 – Power of attorney and healthcare power of attorney
10:50 – Recovery can be a journey