What if you have been in a terrible car accident? You’re in the ICU and can’t tell anyone what you want for your healthcare and well-being. You can’t tell anyone how to get access to your accounts, to pay your mortgage, etc. If you’re married you think your spouse will take care of it, but what if they can’t? What if they were in the car too?
You can learn more about what a Healthcare and Financial Power of Attorney is here!
The question becomes, do you need one? Yes! But most people do not have POAs and this is why they should.
When you can’t speak for yourself, these problems could arise:
Someone needs to pay your bills, apply for dis
Prisoners of Azkaban? No, they aren’t that scary.
Plan of Action? No, but similar.
Plan of Attack? No, but closer.
Power of Attorney? Yes!
Healthcare and Financial POAs are a disaster recovery plan. These are the documents you need when you can’t help yourself and you need someone to manage your life.
It’s for the scary things we hope never happen but we know in our hearts happen too often; we just don’t want to think about it. Car accidents, after surgery, during an illness, falling off the ladder, or slipping in the tub.
You nominate someone you would trust with your life because you are possibly trusting them with your lif