Make a Power of Attorney to appoint an agent (attorney) to act for you when you are unable to with one of these fully editable forms for Prince Edward Island.
Q. Who can I name as my attorney?
A. You can name any person who is 18 years of age or older, but it should be someone you trust and who knows you well enough to know your wishes, beliefs and opinions. You can name more than one person and have them act together.
Q. What if I want to cancel my power of attorney?
A. You can revoke a power of attorney at any time, as long as you have capacity and are fully aware of your actions.
A power of attorney lets you name another person to handle your financial affairs for you when you are unable to do so. Make an Enduring Power of Attorney with this easy-to-use form for Prince Edward Island.
This is called an enduring power of attorney (an 'EPA') because it remains in effect even if you lose legal capacity to manage your own affairs.
The General Power of Attorney gives your attorney the authority to handle your personal and business finances, but does not give them the power to make health care decisions for you. For that purpose, you will need a Health Care Directive form.
The form includes instructions to walk you through how to complete your EPA.
The package also includes answers to the most common questions about powers of attorney in Prince Edward Island.
Buy this PEI General Enduring Power of Attorney, download and save it, so it can then be used by more than one person in your family.
Cancel your Power of Attorney with this Revocation of Power of Attorney form for PEI residents.
So long as you have mental capacity and can understand the impact of what you are doing, you have the right to cancel an existing Power of Attorney at any time, and revoke the powers you gave to your agent (attorney).
Once you have signed the form, give a copy of it to the attorney.
You should also give a copy to any banks, financial institutions, medical facilities, etc. that had a copy of your original Power of Attorney.
The form should be signed in front of a witness, and includes an Affidavit of Attestation to be sworn by the witness.
This Prince Edward Island Revocation of Power of Attorney is a free downloadable legal form.