Has anybody done power of attorney online or is it best done through a solicitor?

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We're doing everything through a lawyer/estate planner. I have a son who is attorney--he's been telling us for YEARS he'd do this for us. I gave up and began the process of meeting with an attorney.

We don't have a "fussy" or troublesome will, our daughters will be our executors and I hope for zero drama.

Just have to drag the hubby into the lawyer's office in a couple of weeks to finalize stuff. I will feel MUCH better, having done this.
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staaarrr, law firms have their own reference on-line forms which are different then the run of the mill internet forms one would find on-line. Plus an on-line form website wouldn't recommend that you would benefit from having a Medical Directive, a Living Will, a Revocable Trust, etc. These are items that the Attorney and you could discuss.

And if you have questions after the fact, you can call up the Attorney, which you couldn't have done with a faceless website.

Always choose an Elder Law Attorney as they are much more up-to-date on State laws regarding Wills, and everything associated with Elder Law forms.
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I think it depends on whether there is any possibility of discord over the document, an argumentative parent or siblings for example. My mom had a lawyer for her financial POA because it was done while dealing with my father's estate, and that has proven to be a wise decision because it was easy to provide notarized copies when necessary. I printed mom's medical POA off the internet - using a good government form and following the guidelines carefully - and have never had anyone question it.
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I did it through a lawyer and all she did was download the form online and fill it in, which I could have done. It was a waste of money.
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Jojo, I would definitely hire a solicitor for your legal needs. I assume you are in the U.K., correct? Things like this are not a do-it-yourself project. One misplaced word or one missing word would cause major problems.
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I used Legal Zoom for my mom. It was inexpensive and I never had any issue with it. Hubby and I have DPOA for each other and it was done as part of the drawing up of our wills.
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I would use legal help. Need to be sure all bases are covered. Also, lawyer and notary can then both attest to the mental capability of the person signing.

Last thing you need is a legal fight over the validity of the document
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