Long Beach Power of Attorney
A power of attorney is a document that gives someone else the right to act for you. People often use powers of attorney to let someone else handle their medical or financial affairs. In some cases, people use a power of attorney to let others help with their minor children. You can always change or take back a power of attorney as long as you are competent.
Power of Attorney Documents
Power of Attorney:
Before you name someone as your agent, you should talk to that person about it and get their consent. The person you choose as your agent should know that they have a duty of trust and must always act in your best interests.
You can also name another agent to act for you if your first choice cannot.
You can also choose how long a power of attorney will last, unless otherwise limited by the law. For example, you can make it as short as a few weeks while you are out of the country. You can also make it take effect only after a certain event occurs, such as your disability.
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