Enduring Power of Attorney


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A legal document that enables one to appoint another to manage one’s financial affairs and property, either now or in the future.
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if the donor is physically unable to sign an enduring power of attorney, by another person on behalf of the donor, at the donor's direction and in the presence of both the donor and a witness;
A AS from October 2007, it is no longer possible to put in place an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA).
In Alberta, these concerns can now be effectively dealt with if the elderly person has completed an Enduring Power of Attorney while they were competent (this varies from province to province).
I have an enduring power of attorney to deal with her affairs, does this mean that I can now sell her property and dispose of her belongings?
A THIS is a common concern but can be solved very simply by setting up an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA).
A THIS is a common concern, but it can be solved simply by setting up an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA).
This will act in a similar way to enduring power of attorney - which (at the moment) enables property and financial affairs to be handled by a trusted third party.
It allows issues to be managed before they become crises, and decisions such as organising an enduring power of attorney to be arranged when the person has the capacity to do so.
A Your brother is not entitled to do anything on behalf of your mother if she is suffering from dementia unless he has the authority in the formof an Enduring Power of Attorney or Lasting Power of Attorney entered into by your mother while she was capable of managing her own affairs.