Power of Attorney: The One-Stop Guide
All you need to know about Power of Attorney, granting it, using it or relying on it: written by an independent expert
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An impartial expert's guide to taking control.
One of the most powerful ways we can care for our future is to create a Power of Attorney. This simple document allows an appointed person to make decisions for us in the case that we can no longer do so ourselves. But what does it mean to be someone's attorney? And how can it be set up?
This book is designed to offer clear, practical advice for anyone making this decision, or needing to exercise their rights. Drawing on over two decades of professional and personal experience, Sandra McDonald explains everything that you need to know about Power of Attorney, including:
- how to create the legal document
- how to implement it
- dealing with others and safeguarding
The result is an invaluable resource for anyone who is, has or deals with a Power of Attorney.
Sandra McDonald is an independent advisor and trainer on mental capacity issues. She was the Public Guardian for Scotland for 14 years, supervising those appointed to manage the affairs of individuals no longer able to do so personally. She holds qualifications in law, public sector management and nursing. She also operated as her father's Power of Attorney, so knows first-hand the challenges that attorneys face.
Paperback - B format
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