Planning for the future is essential. We should plan for the time when we are no longer working and we should plan for our friends and family and loved ones when we are no longer around.
An Enduring Power of Attorney is a document a person creates while they are still in good health and able to understand fully what they are doing. This document is intended to grant a Power of Attorney to a person once the grantor is no longer in a position to look after their own affairs.
When a person dies leaving a will, it is often essential to make an application to the Probate Office for a Grant of Probate. If a person dies without leaving a will, then the application to the Probate Office is for a Grant of Administration.