St. Patrick’s Day is a time to celebrate luck and good fortune. While some may believe that luck is entirely random, there are steps that can be taken to increase the likelihood of good fortune. One of these steps is having a power of attorney.
A power of attorney is a legal document that grants someone the authority to act on your behalf in financial, legal, and medical matters. This document can be crucial in ensuring that your wishes are carried out if you become incapacitated or unable to make decisions on your own. The magic of having a power of attorney is that it allows you to avoid the guardianship court process. Guardianship court can be a lengthy, expensive, and emotionally draining process. Even spouses can be required to go through the court process if there is no power of attorney in place.
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