Deal with scams, financial exploitation and abuse

What are my rights?

As attorney under a power of attorney, I can't be held responsible for money that the adult loses because they've been scammed by someone else.
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When you've been appointed as an attorney under a power of attorney, you have an important role to play in keeping the adult safe. Learn about the steps you can take to protect the adult from scams, financial exploitation and abuse.

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  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in April 2019
  • Time to read: 12 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Kevin Smith, Retired lawyer and consultant

Kevin Smith

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