An enduring power of attorney is a legal document which allows you
(the donor) to appoint a person or agency of your choice to make
financial and/or property decisions on your behalf. This person or
agency (the donee) becomes your attorney.
An enduring power of attorney cannot be used to appoint someone
to make personal, lifestyle or treatment (medical and health care)
decisions on your behalf. If you want to appoint someone to make
these kinds of decisions, you may want to make an enduring power
A sole attorney is one person appointed as attorney.
Joint attorneys are two people appointed as attorney, who must act
together and agree on all decisions that are made.
Joint and several attorneys are two people appointed as attorney,
who can make decisions independently or together.
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Categories: Enduring Power of Attorney, Power of Attorney
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