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Understanding Your Power Of Attorney Options

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Understanding Your Power Of Attorney Options

>Australia is fortunate that the NSW Powers of Attorney Act of 2003 defines the various procedures and protection associated with various recognised Powers Of Attorney (POA). The reality of today’s world is that everyone should have some sort of Power Of Attorney. Depending on your circumstances you mat elect to have several different POA’s naming …

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What is a Power of Attorney?

A Power of Attorney is a legal document that grants a person (the Attorney) the authority to perform certain functions on someone else’s behalf (the Donor). The most common forms that a Power of Attorney come in are “General” &  “Enduring”. There is a significant difference between the General and Enduring Power of Attorney documents. This …

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Where should I keep my will?

>Keep your will in a safe place. If the will is misplaced, it may be presumed to be null and void. Solicitors often hold wills on behalf of clients. Usually there is no fee for this service. You should keep a copy of your will and note on the copy where the original is stored. …

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Powers of Attorney Act 1998

>The Powers of Attorney Act 1998 provided for enduring powers of attorney to cover personal, health and financial matters. An enduring power of attorney is a formal agreement giving someone else the power to make certain decisions on your behalf if ‘for some reason you are unable to act for yourself’.

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