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Continuing Power of Attorney for Property

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What powers will my attorney for property have?

Unless you limit your attorney's authority, they can do almost anything with your property that you could do. However, your attorney cannot make or change your will, or give a new Power of Attorney on your behalf.

Your attorney can act for you in financial dealings, such as banking, signing cheques, buying or selling real estate, and buying consumer goods.

A Power of Attorney for Property does not let your attorney make decisions about your personal care. For example, your attorney cannot decide where you will live, or the medical care you will receive. To name someone to make these decisions if the need arises, you must give that person a Power of Attorney for Personal Care.