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Creating a Power of Attorney in Georgia

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The documents for power of attorney are designed to provide some comfort for those who are planning their estates. In the event that you become incapacitated or are no longer able to care for yourself, you are able to distinguish someone you trust to take care of your finances. This person can see to it that your affairs are properly handled and that necessary bills are paid on your behalf.

An experienced and compassionate estate planning lawyer in Marietta can help ensure that your power of attorney is properly granted to the person you need in charge of your affairs. The Farrell Law Firm can guide you through the process of establishing the power of attorney and other estate planning documents.

Call us at (678) 809-4922 to get started with the process!

Types of Power of Attorney Documents

There is a range of situations in which a power of attorney can be granted:

  • Durable/general power of attorney – Allowing you to choose a primary and an alternate attorney-in-fact if you are to become incapacitated. The designated agent will be given the authority to manage your affairs, including financial, medical, and legal matters.
  • Advanced directives (medical power of attorney) – Appointing someone to make decisions about your health care if you are unable to do so. The individual will be in charge of deciding medical care for you, including withholding or authorizing treatment for artificial nutrition or feeding tubes in situations involving end-of-life care,
  • Financial power of attorney – This grants full authority of your finances to a family member or friend. The agent can handle bank transactions on your behalf, buy/sell property, enter into contracts, file your tax returns, and other financial transactions.

Call Us to Start Your Power of Attorney Process!

Our legal team at The Farrell Law Firm is able to help clients throughout the Marietta area and beyond since we are licensed to practice in both Georgia and Tennessee. We can help you if you have further questions about establishing the power of attorney. Clients can receive thoughtful insight into the power of attorney and the other aspects that come with estate planning, such as wills, probate, and trusts.

Set up a free consultation with our Marietta estate planning attorney by calling us at (678) 809-4922.