A power of attorney (POA) allows you to nominate a trusted individual of your choosing to make important legal decisions for you if you are unable to do so yourself. This document is a pertinent part of estate planning, as well as a secure way to ensure that your family members maintain control of familial assets and that your preferences for healthcare treatments are known and respected, should you become unable to express such wishes yourself. Over the years, our firm has helped many couples and families designate powers of attorney that protect them and their interests when difficulties arise. We are happy to do the same for you and yours, so reach out today to learn more.
While there are different types of powers of attorney, each one is a legally binding document that grants permission to a person of your choosing to make specific decisions on your behalf. These powers can apply to healthcare, business, general asset management decisions, and more. They can be as detailed or vague as you like and are customized to address the specific needs of you and your family.
When it comes to Powers of Attorney, there are several terms that are worth defining so that you can better understand your options for ensuring that your best interests and your future are in good hands. Here are a few types of Powers of Attorney:
Creating powers of attorney while you’re healthy and of sound mind is one of the kindest things you can do for yourself and your family. Putting these appropriate measures in place before challenges arise removes much of the stress and legal difficulties that can result from emergency situations. We’re ready to work with you to discuss your goals and concerns for the future of you and your family, so contact us today to get started.