I have been practicing law for over 30 years in the metro-Detroit area. I own my own firm located in an historic building in Dearborn within sight of Greenfield Village. My practice focuses on Family Law, Real Estate and Probate and Estate ...
Practice areas & skills: Power Of Attorney, Child Custody, Probate, Personal Injury, Wills & Living Wills
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A power of attorney is a document you sign to give someone else the right to make legal decisions for you. Unlike a guardianship, you determine the decision makers' authority by the language used in the power of attorney form; you can limit it to health matters, financial issues, or any combination of powers that suits your needs. For example, if you are having heart surgery, you might consider appointing a family member with power of attorney over your health care, in case decisions need to be made and you aren't able to make them. Lawyers with expertise drafting power of attorney forms make sure the decision-making authority you are giving someone matches what you have in mind.