Power of Attorney by GoodTrust

Create Durable Financial Power of Attorney.

Decide how your finances are managed in the event you cannot
Finish your Durable Financial Power of Attorney in minutes
No notary or attorney required with your Durable Financial Power of Attorney
The Power of Attorney is as part of your Will-based Estate Plan

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Eliminate confusion. Decide today how your finances are handled.

48%Number of older Americans who have a financial power of attorney in place. (Advance Capital Management)
DurableA critical term as it relates to the power of attorney carrying on through incapacitation. (Andersen Law)
TrustCritical when it comes to naming your agent(s) to carry out your financial wishes. (Investopedia)

Empower control over your money.

01. Create a GoodTrust account

We will guide you on how to create your financial Durable Power of Attorney. It takes less than 15 minutes to complete.

02. Answer a few simple questions

Our wizard will help you complete the financial Power of Attorney document and ensure all the necessary information has been included.

03. Sign, print, & secure

When completed, print your form and have all relevant parties sign. Then, you can scan and upload the form to GoodTrust's Digital Vault.
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GoodTrust Power of Attorney - legal in your state, so take action now.

Our durable financial POA is legal in every state. Just make sure to check your state laws for information on how many signatures you'll need and how often you'll need to renew your form.
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Creating your power of attorney is fast and easy - and gives you the power.

Filling out your durable financial power of attorney form is quick and simple. You'll start by choosing an agent to look after your finances if you become incapacitated. Then, you can decide what financial tasks you would like them to be responsible for, like paying medical bills or doing your taxes. Once you're done with the form, all that's left to do is print it and have the required parties sign it.
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Preserve your wishes so loved ones can access during a time of need.

Storing critical legal documents online can seem a bit nerve-wracking. Are the documents safe? With GoodTrust, you can trust your documents will be stored in a Digital Vault protected by an encryption method used by the National Security Administration (NSA). So whether you upload your Will, Durable Financial Power of Attorney, or Advance Health Care Directive, we'll take every measure to keep your digital legacy secure.
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Why assign Durable Financial Power of Attorney? Read on.

You should grant someone financial power of attorney no matter where you are in your life. Having someone assigned to this role, especially if it's durable, ensures your financial well-being if you're unable to handle things independently. When determining how to write your financial POA paperwork, it's important to remember there are two types of Powers of Attorney: While assigning a general financial POA may not suit everyone, assigning durable financial POA should be on your to-do list. Whether you're 18 or 80, you could become ill or injured and unable to make financial decisions. Without a durable financial power of attorney, who knows who could end up running your finances?
GENERAL FINANCIAL POA
Allows someone to make financial decisions for you unless you are incapacitated. For instance, you may assign someone a general financial POA if you travel abroad and want to them to pay your mortgage on your behalf while you're out of the country.
DURABLE FINANCIAL POA
Allows someone to make financial decisions for you unless you are incapacitated. For instance, you may assign someone a general financial POA if you travel abroad and want to them to pay your mortgage on your behalf while you're out of the country.
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Select the right Power of Attorney agent - it matters.

Choosing your Financial Power of Attorney agent isn't to be taken lightly. When making this decision, you need to look at the situation objectively. Your agent should
  • Always have your back and best interests in mind
  • Be ready to handle emotional situations with a level head
  • Be good with money
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have the time it may take to handle these financial matters
You can have more than one financial POA agent. For instance, you may have someone in your life who is great with daily expenses but doesn't understand real estate. So, you may want to assign one agent to everyday expenses and assign another agent to manage your home-related expenses.

Frequently Asked Questions About Financial Power of Attorney.

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