Powers of Attorney

A Power of Attorney is a written legal document which appoints another person, often referred to as an Agent, to represent, or act on another’s behalf, in private affairs, business, or some other legal matter. 

The attorneys at Shadrix, Lane & Parmer, P.C. will discuss the best Powers of Attorney for your situation and the legal requirements in order to draft and execute a Powers of Attorney document.

Requirements for Powers of Attorney:

  • All parties must understand the document;
  • All parties must be legally competent to enter into a Power of Attorney;
  • The Agent must understand he or she has a strict duty to act prudently as agent.
By having a properly executed Power of Attorney, family member will be able to properly and legally manage matters including:

  • Financial matters: authorized signature on banking accounts, pay bills, manage financial, investment and business affairs, perform retirement planning activities, sell property, obtain insurance and pay taxes;
  • An Advance Directive for Health Care gives decision-making authority for health care matters, including the administration or withdrawal of medical treatment, provide access to HIPAA protected health information, the ability to complete medical forms, negotiating and contracting for medical or professional services, and the authorization and decision of a move to a nursing home, hospital or long-term care facility.
For legal assistance, contact the attorneys at Shadrix, Lane & Parmer, P.C. To contact us, call 770-830-0809.


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At Shadrix, Lane & Parmer, P.C., we understand that our clients come to us when they need real help with issues impacting their lives and their businesses. This is why we do everything we can to ensure that our clients get the best possible resolutions. Whether it is a business matter, divorce, estate-related problem, real estate transaction or criminal charge, we put all of our experience and skill to work to secure the best possible outcome for you.

To find out how our attorneys can provide legal assistance in your particular situation, contact Shadrix, Lane & Parmer, P.C. For the convenience of our clients, we offer flexible office hours by appointment.

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