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Are you asking about a POA if you become incompetent? Is this for finances, care or both?
It is legal for your daughter to ask as your attorney under a power of attorney in BC. However in terms of your care it will be very difficult for her to do so because this is only going to be the case that she is acting if you are incompetent.It is more complicated in terms of the finances. If she has to instruct a stockbroker she will not be able to do so unless that stockbroker is licensed in her state.As well, there are rules in the US that relate to her having to report if she is acting as an attorney for someone even if that person is in Canada and she will have many detailed returns to file and may face penalties if they are done incorrectly so it is vital for your daughter that she ask a lawyer or accountant in her city whether it is possible for her to do this or not.Does that help as a starting point?
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