Prepare an enduring power of attorney

What are my rights?

If I prepare an enduring power of attorney, can it continue to be used if I become mentally incapable of making decisions for myself?
  • Yes
  • No

With an enduring power of attorney, you can plan in advance for future incapacity. You do this by naming someone you trust to manage your financial affairs. Anyone can lose the ability to make decisions at any time. No matter what age you are, it’s best to plan ahead. Learn what to watch for when preparing your enduring power of attorney.

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Prepare your enduring power of attorney

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  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in February 2019
  • Time to read: 14 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Kevin Smith, Retired lawyer and consultant

Kevin Smith

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