The simple answer is yes. It is important to have both legal documents in place as they serve very different purposes.
A Power of Attorney document is prepared by a person (the Principal) who appoints another person (the Attorney) to deal with their financial affairs if they are no longer able to themselves.
As our population ages it is becoming more and more important to protect the interests of older age groups not just physically, but financially and emotionally.
As we now head into April 2020 in a new era of uncertainty and isolation in the midst of a health pandemic, now more than ever is advance care planning important.
Pets can be an important part of people’s lives and an important member of your family. You may be thinking what would happen to your pets if you pass away before them. How can you make sure your pet is looked after when you pass away?