Written by attorney Ellen Daniel Williamson

Should my Power of Attorney be effective immediately or only upon incapacity?

A Statutory Durable Power of Attorney is a powerful and essential tool in your estate plan toolkit, as it enables a trusted loved one to manage your finances for you in the event you are unable to do so yourself. Should your POA take effect immediately or only once you are incapacitated?

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