LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney James Kerr Schleiffarth | Nov 15, 2017

WHAT IS A GENERAL DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY?

A general durable power of attorney is a key part of estate planning. Wills and trusts are usually the first things that come to mind as an individual considers their estate plan or potential estate plan, but the importance of having thorough and detailed power attorney documents cannot be overstated. Life circumstances may place an individual in a position (or location) where they are unable to make or execute key business, personal, legal or financial decisions for themselves and a power of attorney should squarely addresses such circumstances.

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