What is a power of attorney? – Portland, Oregon.

The Estate Planning attorneys with the Law offices of Nay & Friedenberg explain the power of attorney document.

power of attorney is a document by which one person appoints another person to serve as his or her agent. A power of attorney gives the agent the authority to act in the place of the principal for the purposes stated in the document.

With an effective power of attorney, a family can avoid having to go to court to have someone appointed as “conservator” over the person’s financial affairs.

The Power of Attorney is a very important Estate Planning document. Are you or a family member in need of one? – contact the Estate Planning lawyers at the Law Offices of Nay & Friedenberg in Portland, Oregon at (503) 245-0894 to set an appointment.