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POA Weekly – Week 10: What is the Standard of Care and Liability of an Attorney for Personal Care?

An attorney for personal care is required to exercise and perform powers and duties diligently and in good faith.

No proceedings for damages shall be commenced against an attorney for personal care for anything done or omitted in good faith in connection with the attorneys’ powers and duties under the Substitute Decisions Act.[1]

[1] Substitute Decisions Act, supra note 9, at s. 66(19) & s. 67.

This paper is intended for the purposes of providing information only and is to be used only for the purposes of guidance. This paper is not intended to be relied upon as the giving of legal advice and does not purport to be exhaustive.

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