Durable Power Of Attorney 

A Power Of Attorney authorizes someone else to handle matters on behalf of someone else. The Durable Power of Attorney is one of the most critical documents in a situation where an individual cannot care for themselves. The Durable Power of Attorney stays in effect when an individual becomes mentally incapacitated. It's important to note that the person making the Durable Power of Attorney can make the document very specific or broad.

 

Power of attorney can authorize another individual to handle healthcare, personal finances, sell a house or car on behalf of another individual. This person can even sign other legal documents if given the go-ahead from the original individual. The main difference between a regular Power of Attorney and a Durable Power of Attorney is that a standard copy terminates as soon as the individual becomes mentally incapacitated, let's say, for example, Alzheimer's disease.​ It's important to note that all parties must be mentally competent before this process begins during the signing of the documents. 

Durable Power of Attorney can't be done alone. 

Drafting and signing a Durable Power of Attorney document is not a task for the average person. When going through this process, it's essential that detail orientated and time-efficient attorney is with you at all times. This allows for no loose ends, fewer moving parts, and overall better knowledge of the document at hand. Depending on the authorization of healthcare vs. personal finances, separate forms need to be made as well. Andrew Bucklin will be the person next to you at all times, helping you through this complicated situation and providing the attention to detail needed to complete this job at a high level. 

Contact Andrew Bucklin for Assistance With Durable Power of Attorney in Massachusetts

If you are faced with a loved one who is growing old or losing their competency, It's better to act sooner rather than later. This will save you time, money, and stress down the road. Attorney Bucklin is a compassionate, caring lawyer who will navigate you throughout the Power of Attorney process and educate you every step of the way. He leaves no doubt that every detail will be explained and exactly how you want it. Attorney Bucklin has spent years guiding his beloved clients through this process and has seen everything. For help with Durable Power of Attorney, call attorney Bucklin at 781-632-8675 or contact him directly on his website.