Completing Power of Attorney documents is no less important than having a Will. A Power of Attorney for Property enables you to appoint a spouse, family member, or friend to carry out your express instructions and directions concerning the management of your assets and property during your life. This document will allow the person(s) you appoint to assist you with the management of your financial affairs in the event of illness, disability, convalescence, hospitalization, and travel. While you are capable of making decisions and giving instructions, your Attorney must carry out your directions. In the event you lose mental capacity at any time, your Attorney must make decisions and manage your financial affairs in a manner consistent with your best interests. Our Power of Attorney for Property document is specifically designed to allow you to provide for restrictions and to give special instructions relating to the management of your financial affairs.
While you are mentally competent, you are in charge of your own medical and health care decisions. However, it may happen that an illness, disability, or accident causes a physical or mental impairment which prevents you from making these decisions. A Power of Attorney for Personal Care enables you to appoint a spouse, family member, or friend to make such decisions in accordance with the wishes you have expressed and otherwise in your best interests. Our Power of Attorney for Personal Care document enables you to describe the restrictions and special instructions that are important to you.