What is Power of Attorney- and why do I need it?

There are many steps that go into estate planning. Having the tools to make decisions for loved ones or preparing for your own future is better navigated with the help of an attorney. Gaining Power of attorney requires legal support. Lee & Haraguchi APC offer experienced, professional help during this process.

A power of attorney, or POA, is legal documentation that allows someone other than you to make a decision for you. When dealing with estate planning, the most noteable is durable power of attorney.

Durable power of attorney deals with financial and healthcare related decisions, and is most commonly needed for estate planning, wills, and trusts.

Different from ordinary power of attorney documents, a durable power of attorney document exists specifically to allow your appointed agent to act on your behalf even when you are rendered unconscious, incapacitated, or incapable of communicating your wishes.

Lee & Haraguchi will walk you through this process an give guidance along the way. Don't go blindly without a plan in place, trust Lee & Haraguchi with obtaining durable power of attorney.