The excitement of graduating from high school cannot be overstated. It is an exhilarating time for students and parents alike. The thought of going off to a distant city and a new college, or going out into the work force, is filled with nervous excitement for the young adult. As each person heads out into their new life, it is important to understand that because they are legal adults over the age of eighteen, it is necessary to sign Health Care Power of Attorney and General and Durable Power of Attorney documents so that their parents can continue to make decisions for them if they are sick or injured. If the young person fails to do this and becomes incapacitated, then the parents are stuck with the task of filing for a guardianship in the court system. This is costly, messy and unnecessary and can all be avoided with simple Power of Attorney documents. Please call Pruitt Law Offices S.C. at 262-633-8301 to speak with someone about Powers of Attorney for your new graduate. We are located at 731 Main Street in Racine. We are your partners for professional service.