Power of Attorney

What do I need to do to prepare a power of attorney?

In NSW, the Power of Attorney Act 2003 has a prescribed form and process for the purpose of appointing someone as your attorney, whether as a general or enduring power of attorney. You can obtain a copy of that on line or you can see a lawyer. The decisions you will need to make when … Read more

What is a general power of attorney?

A general power of attorney is a power of attorney that does not continue if you lose your mental capacity through illness or accident. It is possible to give a general power but for limited purposes.

What is a power of attorney?

A power of attorney is someone you appoint who then has the legal capacity to deal with your assets and make financial decisions for you, including to sign documents on your behalf. A general power of attorney is one that does not continue if you lose your mental capacity through illness or accident. It is … Read more