A power of attorney is a legal document that essentially gives one person the power to act for another person. Most people have heard the term power of attorney, but they may not fully understand what this means or why this may be necessary for their situation. At Colucci, Colucci & Marcus, P.C., our team is ready to help you create an effective power of attorney. Here, our Boston estate planning lawyers want to discuss the various types of powers of attorney that are available, as well as some of the basic powers that they allow another person to have in your situation.
A power of attorney (POA) is a document that allows one person (the principal) to appoint another person (the agent) to act on their behalf. In these cases, the agent is expected to place the interests of the principal ahead of their own in a situation specified by the power of attorney. There are various reasons why a person may want to establish a power of attorney, and there are four basic powers of attorney that we need to mention:
If you or somebody you care about is interested in learning about how a power of attorney could help with your situation, please contact the team at Colucci, Colucci & Marcus, P.C. today. Our Boston and Milton estate planning attorneys have extensive experience helping clients draft various types of powers of attorney to meet their particular needs. We understand how powers of attorney and Massachusetts law intersect, so let us get to work on your behalf today. You can contact us for a free review of your estate needs by clicking here or by calling 617-917-3917.