In the wake of Hurricane Irma, many Pinellas and Hillsborough County residents are taking a hard look at their hurricane plans. These four tips will help you stay prepared as hurricane season marches on:
- Locate your important documents, including all estate planning documents.
- Review your estate planning documents. If your estate plan no longer meets your current intent, you should meet with an estate planning attorney to update your documents after the storm has passed.
Make sure that any original documents are kept in a dry, safe place until the storm has passed.
- Make multiple copies of your Declaration of Living Will and Health Care Surrogate Designation and keep the copies with you in the event you have a health emergency while evacuated.