Power of Attorney (POA)

A legal document that assigns authority to an agent to act on your behalf in specific matters outlined by the document.

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  • One of the most powerful tools for managing your affairs should you become mentally incapacitated is a durable power of attorney (DPO”). Understand the legal powers and responsibilities of assigning and holding POA.

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  • It is crucial to engage in proper legal planning with family members while they are still of sound mind. An elder law attorney outlines competency criteria that must be met in order to obtain valid legal documents before a crisis strikes.

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  • Whether you’ve been named as someone else’s power of attorney (POA) or you’re looking to appoint one for yourself, know what responsibilities and limitations come with this designation.

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  • In order to make most decisions on an aging loved one's behalf, you must be given the legal power to do so. A durable power of attorney is a document your relative executes that gives you specific legal powers to act on his or her behalf.

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