What Is a Power of Attorney?

A vital aspect of the estate planning process, a power of attorney legal document prepares you for unexpected life events.

A power of attorney is a legal document that allows someone else to act on your behalf. This is a private, inexpensive way to appoint a substitute decision-maker, although it may involve help from a lawyer. If you don’t create a power of attorney in advance, a friend or family member might have to go to court to have a guardian appointed – a process can be lengthy and expensive.

You can name both a financial power of attorney (for decisions about money and property) and a medical power of attorney (for decisions about health care).

US Bureau of Trust Funds Administration

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