Basic Estate Planning Questions – What is a Power of Attorney?

In today s discussion of basic estate planning questions, we are going to take a look at questions about power of attorney. Understanding what a power of attorney is, what it is used for, then why it is so important when it comes to estate planning is important for everyone. Regardless of your age, circumstances, or individual estate planning desires, your estate plan will almost certainly include one or more of these vital tools. So, here are some common questions about powers of attorney that you might have. Basic Estate Planning Question. What is a power of attorney? A power of attorney is a special kind of legal documents. Through this document, a capable adult has the ability to appoint one or more representatives. The document gives those representatives specific decision-making abilities. Depending on the kind of power of attorney granted, the representative(s) can make choices on behalf of the person creating the power of attorney in one or more ways. Basic Estate Planning Que
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