Establish a Power of Attorney in Austin
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Establishing a power of attorney (POA) is one of the best things you can do for your loved ones. A power of attorney allows you to express your wishes regarding your health and finances should you pass away or become incapacitated. The document grants someone the power to make these decisions on your behalf in your time of need. By making these decisions on your own while you are of sound mind, you spare your loved ones the stress and emotional turmoil of making these decisions for you.
Drafting a power of attorney with a trusted lawyer on your side can provide peace of mind and ensure that your document is legally sound. At Hembree Bell Law Firm, PLLC, we can offer our experienced counsel and advise you appropriately. Attorney Hannah Hembree Bell takes the time to get to know her clients so that she can deliver truly personalized and thoughtful service.
Types of Powers of Attorney
Texas recognizes several different types of powers of attorney, each granting a unique privilege to the agent. Hembree Bell Law can help you determine which power of attorney is best suited for your situation.
Our power of attorney lawyer in Austin can help you establish a:
- General power of attorney: This POA allows the agent to act broadly and make decisions for you on a variety of matters.
- Power of attorney for finances: This POA grants your representative the ability to make financial decisions for you. The agent is expected to act in your best interests.
- Power of attorney for healthcare: This POA allows the representative to make decisions about your health and medical care in the event that you are incapacitated or unable to decide for yourself.
- Limited power of attorney: This POA grants the agent the power to act in a limited capacity. For example, it might allow them to complete a specific transaction on your behalf, such as signing a real estate document.