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Your EPA in relation to property authorises the attorney that you, the donor, have appointed to make decisions on your behalf about your property affairs, particularly when you cannot do so for yourself because you have become mentally incapable. Your attorney can act for you while you are mentally capable if you authorise them to do so. You can appoint more than one attorney. You can also appoint a successor attorney to be your attorney if the previous attorney’s appointment ends. You can appoint more than one successor attorney.
What you need to know before you start the interview
This interview will take you approximately 15-40 minutes to complete depending on how complex your wishes are.
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Please note: Your EPA should be signed, and witnessed in the presence of your lawyer or another authorised witness, who must explain the effects and implications of the EPA and answer any questions you may have. The signature of each attorney (and successor attorney) you appoint needs to be witnessed by someone other than you or your witness. The witness must be an adult and should not be a relative of the attorney or of the attorney’s spouse or partner or live at the same address as the attorney.
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