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Powers of Attorney

Powers of Attorney in the Fall River Area

Powers of AttorneyWith a power of attorney, you can appoint a close friend or loved one to make decisions on your behalf when you are unable to make those decisions for yourself. Donnelly & Panaggio can help you create a power of attorney and custom estate plan that meets your needs.

Contact our Fall River law firm to discuss powers of attorney with paralegal Paula Audette and to schedule a consultation with one of our family law attorneys.

Health care and durable powers of attorney in Massachusetts

There are two types of power of attorney available: health care powers of attorney and durable powers of attorney. With a health care power of attorney, sometimes referred to as a health care proxy, you can choose a trusted individual to make medical and health care decisions for you if you become incapacitated. This is different from a living will or health care directive, which is a written document that provides guidance to your family and health care professionals.

A durable power of attorney allows you to choose an individual to make financial decisions in your place. This includes decisions regarding your finances, investments and property. This can be helpful if you become incapacitated and are unable to pay the bills and manage your finances.

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We can help you determine if a power of attorney is right for you as part of your estate plan. You can rely on our experience, knowledge and dedication to your needs throughout your case. Contact our lawyers to schedule a consultation about your estate plan, family needs and other legal matters.

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