Enduring Powers of Attorney

An Enduring Power of Attorney is a legal document that can be created by a person called the donor during his/her life when he/she is in good mental health and it allows another specifically appointed person called the Attorney to take actions on the Donors behalf and to make personal care decisions once he/she is no longer fully mentally capable of taking decisions him/her self. Personal care decisions may include deciding where and with whom the Donor will live, medical assistance, financial decisions including dealing with property matters belonging to the Donor. The procedure for executing the Enduring Power of Attorney is complex as it involves the transfer of considerable powers from you to another person nd requires the involvement of a doctor and Solicitor.