With a power of attorney, you are given the option of appointing another person as “attorney-in-fact.” This gives them the power to handle both your financial and non-medical affairs. If you do not have a power of attorney appointed, you will not be allowed to have anyone represent you unless the court officially appoints someone as your conservator or guardian. Not only can this take a great deal of time and money, but the court may not appoint someone you prefer; additionally, your representative may have to seek court permission to take steps that could have otherwise been implemented immediately with a power of attorney.
There are two different kinds of power of attorney available:
At Percy Law Group, our Massachusetts estate planning attorneys have decades of legal experience. We know that drafting a durable power of attorney is not simple; it requires meticulous care, a methodical approach, and a comprehensive understanding of your circumstances and goals. That is why we encourage you to contact our firm as soon as possible. By having our legal team on your side, you can be confident knowing that you have someone in your corner who understands the law and knows how to best implement it on your behalf. We are backed by more than a century of combined experience, and we are ready to help you.
If you are currently considering appointing a power of attorney, we encourage you to contact our firm as soon as possible. Although our main office is in Taunton, we have several office locations throughout the state of Massachusetts to make it easy for you to get the help that you need. We understand that this is a complicated matter, and we look forward to helping you find a solution that meets you and your family’s needs. Call (508) 718-2545 today to request a free review of your case!
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