Your Power of Attorney
Are you concerned about what will happen to your financial affairs or healthcare decisions if you become unable to make them yourself? A power of attorney can help give you peace of mind and ensure that your wishes are carried out.
A power of attorney (also known as a POA) is a legal document that allows you to appoint someone you trust to make decisions on your behalf. You can choose to grant a power of attorney for financial matters, healthcare decisions, or both. By doing so, you can ensure that your bills are paid, your investments are managed, and your healthcare decisions are made in accordance with your wishes.
Financial Power of Attorney
Power of Attorney documents are for when you are alive, but unable to make key decisions. Here you will assign an agent (person) to manage your day-to-day personal and business financial responsibilities if you happen to become incapacitated.
Medical Power of Attorney
This is a key document to have.
You will assign an agent to advocate for your medical decisions if you become incapacitated.
Some of the benefits of creating
Your Power of Attorney include:
Control: By creating a power of attorney, you can choose who will make decisions on your behalf if you become unable to do so. This can provide you with peace of mind and ensure that your wishes are carried out.
Avoiding Court Proceedings: Without a power of attorney, your loved ones may need to go through a court process to have a legal guardian or conservator appointed. This can be expensive, time-consuming, and emotionally draining. By creating a power of attorney, you can avoid the uncertainty and expense of court proceedings.
Convenience: A power of attorney can make it easier for your loved ones to manage your affairs if you become unable to do so. This can include paying bills, managing investments, and making healthcare decisions.
Flexibility: A power of attorney can be tailored to your specific needs and circumstances. You can choose the powers that your agent will have, as well as any limitations or restrictions that you would like to impose.