Granting someone power of attorney is an inalienable right in Texas. While giving someone medical and financial powers of attorney over you involves creating complex documents, it is essential in ensuring your best interests remain intact as you enter old age.
Suppose your cousin is in the army reserves and the military deploys her to active duty in another country. She asks you to help your aunt, who is your mother's sister, with tasks she can no longer perform for herself. She trusts you to help her mother with her financial affairs.