Appoint someone you trust when necessary
There are many reasons to have a Power of Attorney in place. They are not only meant for elderly people who want to ensure that their financial and legal affairs are attended to when they unable to, but younger people can also benefit from the planning that comes with have a Power of Attorney. Unforeseen circumstances such as serious accidents that may result in brain injury or medical emergencies can happen suddenly. The Power of Attorney will ensure your financial and legal rights are taken care of.
Who should have a Power of Attorney?
- Anyone who wants to ensure that a trusted person would take care of bill paying, correspondence and financial management in the event of incapacity or absence
- Anyone who may need assistance with their daily finances now or in the future
- Anyone who wants to avoid the very lengthy and expensive process of a court appointed committee should they suddenly become incapable
- Anyone who wants to avoid having the Public Guardian and Trustee take over his or her affairs