Power of Attorney St George & Sutherland Community College

Power of Attorney

A Power of Attorney (POA) is a legal document that grants someone the authority to act on your behalf in financial and legal matters. This non-accredited, 2-hour course on "Power of Attorney" is designed to provide participants with essential knowledge and practical skills to understand, create, and implement a Power of Attorney. This course is ideal for individuals planning their future financial and legal affairs, caregivers, and legal professionals.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the purpose and significance of a Power of Attorney.
  • Learn about the different types of Power of Attorney.
  • Explore the roles and responsibilities of an attorney.
  • Gain practical skills for creating and formalising a Power of Attorney.
  • Discuss real-life scenarios and common challenges.
  • Learn effective communication strategies for discussing POA with family members and legal advisors.

Course Content:

1. Introduction to Power of Attorney:

  • Definition and purpose.
  • Importance of having a POA.

2. Types of Power of Attorney:

  • General Power of Attorney.
  • Enduring Power of Attorney.
  • Medical Power of Attorney.

3. Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Duties and powers of an attorney.
  • Legal obligations and limitations.

4. Creating a Power of Attorney:

  • Steps to appointing an attorney.
  • Legal formalities and documentation.
  • Ensuring clarity and validity.

5. Implementing and Communicating:

  • Sharing the POA with relevant parties.
  • Updating and revoking a POA.
  • Effective communication strategies with family and advisors.

6. Case Studies and Practical Exercises:

  • Analysis of real-life scenarios.
  • Role-playing exercises for practical application.

Target Audience:
 

  • Individuals planning their financial and legal affairs.
  • Caregivers and family members.
  • Legal advisors and financial planners.
  • Anyone interested in understanding Power of Attorney.

Benefits of Attending:
 

  • Gain a thorough understanding of the Power of Attorney and its importance.
  • Learn how to create and implement a legally binding POA.
  • Develop skills for discussing and managing POA-related issues.
  • Access practical tools and resources for effective planning.

Participants will leave the course with a clear understanding of the Power of Attorney, equipped with the knowledge and skills to support and guide individuals in making informed decisions about their financial and legal affairs. This course ensures peace of mind by helping participants plan for unforeseen circumstances with confidence.

$0 Limited
Power of Attorney

<p>A Power of Attorney (POA) is a legal document that grants someone the authority to act on your behalf in financial and legal matters. This non-accredited, 2-hour course on "Power of Attorney" is

...

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.