Powers of Attorney and COVID-19
Wills & Estate Planning
The coronavirus pandemic has meant the enforcement of social distancing and self-isolation in order to reduce the spread of the virus. This also involves the closure of various services and the implementation new social distancing requirements when leaving the house. As a result of these restrictions, it would seem that the need for Powers of Attorney has become increasingly important to assist in circumventing some of these difficulties, particularly for those in isolation who are unable to leave their home. Nominating a friend or family member to act on your behalf if you become ill or are unable to leave the house can provide you with peace of mind during these uncertain times, especially if you are within a high risk category.