What’s a Durable Power of Attorney?

Jennifer Walker Estate Law, Estate Planning, Power of Attorney, West Chester PA Estate Planning

A durable power of attorney (POA) enables you to appoint an “agent,” such as a trusted relative or friend, to handle specific health, legal and financial responsibilities. There are two types of power of attorney: POA for healthcare: Gives a designated person the authority to make health care decisions on behalf of the person. POA for finances (and other matters): …