Establishing Power of Attorney in Fairfield County
Lawyers Providing Skilled Help in Fairfield & New Haven Counties
Should you ever become suddenly incapacitated or disabled and unable to care for yourself or make decisions, having a power of attorney will ensure you are taken care of. Depending on what type of power of attorney you establish, they will be authorized to make financial choices on your behalf, make medical decisions for you, and even perform tasks that you normally would. At the Law Offices of Charles L. Kurmay, we can help you understand the advantages of establishing a power of attorney and assist in choosing the right agent.
If you would like to learn more about creating a power of attorney, call us at (203) 380-1743.
Choosing the Right Agent
Once you've selected the type of power of attorney you want to create, selecting a responsible individual to handle your decisions is the next step. You will want to make sure that the person you choose knows how you think and how you would handle your affairs. You may not want to choose a person who has a completely different idea of handling finances than you do, for example. Most people choose to select a spouse or close family member if they are in good health. However, you can also appoint a close friend.
You will have many factors to consider when choosing a power of attorney, including:
- How much authorization you want to give your chosen agent
- When you wish to release your agent from their duties
- When you wish to have your agent begin their duties
Once you've figured out your ideal agent, we can explain the different types of power of attorney available to you. This includes general power of attorney, durable power of attorney, springing power of attorney, and medical power of attorney.
Establish Your Power of Attorney
Most people hope they will remain safe and healthy and don't want to think about the alternative. However, emergencies can surprise us out of nowhere. Having a power of attorney named can ensure that someone you trust will be there to make decisions on your behalf when you no longer can. It will also save decisions from being made by unnamed or undesirable parties.
At the Law Offices of Charles L. Kurmay, we help our clients establish a power of attorney to achieve peace of mind. Whether you would like to set up a medical power of attorney, healthcare power of attorney, or both, our Fairfield County power of attorney lawyers are here to help.
Please reach out to us today at (203) 380-1743 for a private case consultation. We represent clients in Fairfield County and the surrounding areas.