What is a Power of Attorney?

Apower of attorney or POA grants someone the power to act on behalf of another person. This is commonly used in the event of an individual's disability or illness or when someone cannot be present to sign necessary documents. It's a good idea to have a power of attorney, especially for healthcare matters as involved in your estate plan. Schedule your free consultation with one of our attorneys today to review your Power of Attorney options. Call 716-200-1808.

What type of Power of Attorney is right for you

There are several different Power of Attorneys that may be best for you. These are the most common types of Power of Attorney:

  • Springing Power of Attorney - Only goes into effect after a certain qualification is met.
  • Durable Power of Attorney - Goes into effect immediately.
  • General Power of Attorney - Grants the agent all powers that the person granting POA has.
  • Limited Power of Attorney - Gives limited powers to the designated agent's powers, i.e., control of only financial decisions or medical decisions.

If you're confused about which option to choose, give our experienced lawyers a call right now at 716-200-1808.