Power of Attorney
There may come a time when you lose the full capacity to make important personal,business or medical decisions independently. It’s therefore crucial to plan for this possibility, by appointing one or more powers of attorney. Bayside Wills and Estates provides up-to-date advice and guidance on estate planning and powers of attorney, for clients in Melbourne’s south-east suburbs.
A power of attorney is a document that gives another individual or group of people the authority to make decisions on your behalf, once you are incapable of doing so. Bayside Wills and Estates specialises in providing practical advice involving the appointment of various powers of attorney, including:
- Enduring powers of attorney – Financial
- Enduring powers of attorney – Medical
- Enduring powers of guardianship
- Supportive powers of attorney
- Non Enduring power of attorney (for a specific purpose)
Appointing the right power of attorney is an important part of any estate planning process; Bayside Wills and Estates provides its clients with expert advice and helps guide them through the legal documentation required. It’s often assumed that a power of attorney is only needed for those entering retirement age, or those who own a business. No matter your situation, Bayside Wills and Estates can help provide the security of a trusted power of attorney.
Everyone has assets worth protecting; whether they are bank accounts, property, shares, or personal items. Beyond that, health and medical concerns necessitate that a person be given the power to make decisions based on your interests, needs and wishes. Bayside Wills and Estates has an experienced team, specialising in guiding our clients through Victoria’s power of attorney process, all backed up by our years of experience.