A financial power of attorney

 

 

This document, which is also known as a ‘continuing power of attorney for property’ gives your attorney control over your financial life and gives the attorney the ability to access your bank account, the power to sell assets, enter safety deposit boxes, pay bills,┬áinvest your monies and the like.

Your attorney should be someone that you know well and trust completely, who is interested only in your best interests and who is knowledgeable about financial matters.