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I have been named Power of Attorney, what do I do now?

I have been named Power of Attorney, what do I do now?

We often help people prepare their wills and powers of attorney (POA) documents. When we do, we explain how the documents work, and the role of their executors or attorneys under the POA. Remember, an attorney under a POA is not a lawyer. The attorney […]

Elder Financial Abuse

Elder Financial Abuse

Elder Abuse Elder abuse takes many forms. While physical abuse occurs regularly, the criminal code addressees that issue (imperfectly, but addresses nonetheless). Financial abuse, however, is much harder to address. In the case of physical abuse, physical injuries would (in most cases) spark an investigation. […]

Losing legal capacity

Losing legal capacity

Legal Capacity Updated December 3rd, 2018. In order to exercise one’s legal rights, a person must know what he or she is doing.  A person must have the legal capacity to make those decisions.  We, as lawyers, encounter this most often when clients want to […]

POA (Power of Attorney) may save you thousands

POA (Power of Attorney) may save you thousands

Updated on October 16th, 2018 What is a Power of Attorney?  Is it different than a will?  We often get these questions from clients.  In this article, I will attempt to de-mystify this very important document. A Power or Attorney (POA) is often misunderstood, with […]