Deciding whether to be an attorney

What are my rights?

Once I say yes to being someone's attorney under a power of attorney, I can't change my mind.
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So, you’ve been asked to be someone else’s attorney under a power of attorney. Managing someone else’s affairs isn’t something to be taken lightly. Learn what to consider when deciding whether you want to take on this responsibility.

What you should know

Make the decision

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  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in April 2019
  • Time to read: 13 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Kevin Smith, Retired lawyer and consultant

Kevin Smith

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