How to get Power of Attorney

by Tracy
(Toronto, Ontario Canada)

I would like some advise on how to get Power of Attorney for my severely Mentally disbled sister. She is living in a group home with full care. Is this something I Should get into place for my Sister? My Sister was in the past a resident of Huronia Regional Center and may be entitled to compensation through the Law suite that is going on..My concern is, of course, that any moneys she is entitled to will be put into her account( wich she is not capable of handling) and others who are caring for her do have access to. I would like to have the power on my sister's behalf to invest in such away to pay her account monthly or have money available as she needs it. I would like to have something set up to protect my Sister also should anything happen to me I don't like that a counselor can Have access to her account and I at this point cannot...I also understand that o upon my sister,s passing any moneys in her account will go to her estate...back to the Government???? Thank you for any financial advise you can offer me. Tracy

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