Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the difference between a Will and an Enduring Power of Attorney?
 
2. What decisions can an Attorney make on my behalf?
3. Can my Attorney charge for their services?
4. I have already appointed an Attorney, do I also need to appoint a Substitute     Decision-Maker and why?
5. What happens if my Attorney or Substitute Decision-Maker dies?

ANSWER:

An Attorney that you have appointed can make any financial decisions, which you may have made yourself, on your behalf.

 

An appointed Attorney cannot make any health, accommodation and lifestyle decisions on your behalf. When you have passed away the Attorney cannot make any further financial decisions on your behalf.

6. If I move interstate will my Enduring Power of Attorney and Advance Care 
    Directive still apply?
7. What can I do if I discover that my appointed Attorney had taken my money
    without my consent?
 
 
 
 
 

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