Power of Attorney vs. Guardianship

Powers of Attorney versus Guardianships

Guardianships are used to declare a person is incapacitated and the court appoints an individual to act in their stead.  This can be costly and takes longer than a Power of Attorney.

A power of attorney is a legal document where a person appoints an agent and grants certain powers to their agent. The grantor of the power of attorney tailors his or her

Families should speak with an attorney about which option is best for them.


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