Power of Attorney

Avoiding Guardianship Litigation with Carefully Considered Powers of Attorney

With Canada’s aging population, there has been an increase in disputes within families about who should be making personal and financial decisions on behalf of incapable members of the family.

Many of these disputes could be avoided with properly drafted Powers of Attorney. Read more →

What is a Continuing Power of Attorney for Property?

A Continuing Power of Attorney for Property is a legal document in which you can appoint a person or persons to act on your behalf (called an “Attorney”) with respect to your property and financial affairs. The document will allow them to make decisions for you if you become incapable of managing your financial affairs.

*The term “Attorney” refers to the person or persons you have chosen to act on your behalf. He or she does not have to be a lawyer.

WHO YOU CAN APPOINT AS YOUR ATTORNEY FOR PROPERTY Read more →