There may come a time in your life where you are no longer able to administer your affairs effectively, perhaps dues to dementia or another illness. It is always best to prepare for this scenario in advance by granting a power or attorney to someone close, normally a family member or a close friend. It is prudent to do this whilst you are healthy because once you have lost mental capacity, it is too late to make a power of attorney.
A POA allows a family member to act legally on their relative’s behalf.Read more
When a person dies, someone has to take responsibility for dealing with their estate.Read more
Under a POA, you will usually be able to make day to day decisions.Read more
Complex legal and ethical questions are involved in cases involving end of life treatment.Read more