What Every Older Canadian Should Know About Powers of Attorney (for Financial Matters and Property) and Joint Bank Accounts

This publication provides general information about Powers of Attorney that deal with finances and property, and general information about joint bank accounts. As laws dealing with Powers of Attorney are specific to each province and territory, it is important to understand the laws where you live before making any decisions. It is also important, before opening a joint bank account, to understand the legal consequences associated with such accounts. 24 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.

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Author/Publisher - Auteur/Éditeur: 
Federal, Provincial, Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors
Date Published: 
2013-01