Enduring Power of Attorney

Enduring Power of Attorney

An Enduring Power of Attorney gives someone you trust the ability to make decisions on your behalf when you can’t.

Thinking and talking about what would happen if you lost your ability to make your own decisions is uncomfortable. Yet it’s important to consider how much worse the situation would be if you had a stroke, a fatal accident or dementia without having sorted it.

Without an Enduring Power of Attorney, your loved ones, won’t be able to manage your financial or health affairs.

  • They won’t be able to access your bank accounts, even if its to pay for your care.
  • They won’t be able to maintain your property or investments.
  • They won’t be able to say who should take care of you or where you should live.
  • They won’t be able to make decisions on crucial health decisions.

Instead, an application to QCAT would need to be made and an administrator and guardian appointed. That person may be someone you wouldn’t have chosen. It’s a lengthy and costly exercise, at a time when decisions need to be made -often at short notice, with minimum stress.

Making an Enduring Power of Attorney doesn’t mean you suddenly give up control. You can choose whether it can be used either before, or only when, you lose mental capacity. You can restrict the power you give to your Attorney’s to make certain decisions.

At Arora Legal, our Solicitors have drafted hundreds of Enduring Power of Attorney’s ranging from the straightforward to the complex. We explain your options to help you make decisions about your Enduring Power of Attorney and provide confidential advice that puts your best interest first.

Many of our clients choose to have their Enduring Power of Attorney made at the same time as their Wills, as part of their estate plan.

Our service includes drafting:

  • Enduring Power of Attorney
  • General Power of Attorney
  • UK Financial Lasting Power of Attorney
  • Company Power of Attorney

Making an Enduring Power of Attorney with Arora Legal couldn’t be easier. Using our 5 Easy Steps to Making a Will & Enduring Power of Attorney – you can have a professionally drawn up Enduring Power of Attorney in less than 10 working days.

So, give yourself peace of mind, and get started on your Enduring Power today.

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Anyone over the age of 18 years old should make an Enduring Power of Attorney. Accidents do not come with a warning, so it can affect the young as well as the old. Often, people will make an Enduring Power of Attorney together when making their Will – as part of their estate plan.
While you can draft your own Enduring Power of Attorney, it’s important to remember that an EPOA is a powerful document. You must be sure that you fully understand what powers you are giving to someone.

Get legal help if you’re unsure about the process, the family does not get on, or there are complex assets, such as businesses or overseas property.

We offer affordable fixed fees for making an Enduring Power of Attorney. Please see Fees for further details.