Power of Attorney resources

Acting as an attorney is a huge responsibility, requiring many different tasks. Our resources can help guide you.

Acting as Power of Attorney


Reference guide for acting as an attorney under a Power of Attorney

Download this FREE guide, which provides information about the duties of being an attorney and how you can get help with those duties.

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Attorney for property duties checklist

Get a step-by-step summary of the range of tasks that may be required of you if you are appointed Power of Attorney.

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What is a Power of Attorney/Protection Mandate?

What happens if it becomes difficult or impossible for you to make your own decisions about your finances or personal care? Preparing a Power of Attorney (called a Protection Mandate in Quebec) can provide comfort and peace of mind to both you and your loved ones.

Client stories

Financial literacy

The value of having a partner look after all of the details

Read Mike’s story and find out how our services helped him by giving him more time to spend with his family.

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Family finances

Welcomed support given complex family dynamics

Read Michelle’s story and how we helped her address issues around family conflict.

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Estate planning

Taking over Power of Attorney of a loved one

View Tony Maiorino’s story (Vice President & Head, RBC Wealth Management Services) and how RBC Royal Trust can help you with your duties as attorney.

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