Making an Enduring Power of Attorney – Compass Podcast Series

Compass Podcast Series

Apr 29 2022 • 1 hr 23 mins

An Enduring Power of Attorney is an important planning tool that ensures your financial decisions will be looked after if you become unable to manage your own affairs.

Karen Williams (ADA Law), Dr Patricia Reyes (Consultant Geriatrician at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney) and John Chesterman (Public Advocate, Queensland) discussed the ins and outs of preparing an Enduring Power of Attorney document that meets your needs.

They covered the following topics:

  • What an Enduring Power of Attorney is and the key things you need to think about when creating one? Starting the process? What it should include? Plus loads of other helpful tips.
  • Capacity and why it’s so important and how it is determined?
  • How you go about choosing the right Attorney
  • What’s involved to be an Attorney for someone, including what makes a good attorney and common mistakes.
  • The factors that LGBTQIA+ people and other community groups should consider

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