Power Of Attorney. Legal news and articles for October 30 - 31, 2011

Wesley Chapel attorney disbarred over brother's assets'Sandwich Generation' getting squeezed between parents and childrenQue Pasa Updated Oct. 31Guest Contributor: First principle of basic estate planning: Get startedFormer NH insurance agent accused of exploiting elderly clientUS citizen, two Lebanese acquitted in drugs lawsuitProgram aims to provide trusted caregiversSeniors, disabled victims of theftNow real estate sector needs reform: Vinod BehlSavings offer a path to retirement for widowerExpert: Md. case shows value of living willsProgram provides legal aid to soldiersPut it in writing: End-of-life decisions best made long before serious illnessNow real estate sector needs reformESTATE PLANNING: Power of attorney helps people in need

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Next stop Kuwait for local Guard
Weakley County PressOctober 1, 2011

The medical portion dealt with ensuring there were no major issues with the soldier's overall readiness for deployment, while the administrative part consisted of ensuring the soldier had a power of attorney, if needed, to ensure “that the harder job ...more »

Victims Discuss Scorn of IRS at Tax Fraud Forum
LoanSafeOctober 3, 2011

Local police trying to stop what they says is blatant fraud have expressed frustration at their inability to get help from the IRS, which is prohibited by law from sharing information needed to investigate crimes and seems ill-equipped to stop the ...more »

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Wesley Chapel attorney disbarred over brother's assets
Tampabay.comOctober 31, 2011

WESLEY CHAPEL — The Florida Supreme Court has disbarred a Wesley Chapel attorney accused of "dishonest conduct" involving the assets of her developmentally disabled brother. The Florida Bar said Denise Letizia used an invalid power of attorney to ...more »

'Sandwich Generation' getting squeezed between parents and children
Vancouver SunOctober 31, 2011

Start talking about possibilities when it comes to legal documents, like power of attorney, wills. Also, homes — (ask your parents,) 'Do you want to move into a home later on.' ” In the survey, 39 per cent of those polled said they were worried about ...more »

Que Pasa Updated Oct. 31
TCPalmOctober 31, 2011

Attorney Services: Immigration, estate planning, probate, power of attorney, guardianship; 10-minute phone consultation. 8000 S. US 1, Port St. Lucie, 9 am-3 pm, Mon.-Fri. Register: 772-344-9945; hispanicsinaction.org. ...more »

Guest Contributor: First principle of basic estate planning: Get started
North Bay Business JournalOctober 31, 2011

Estate planning is a process. It ensures that your affairs are in order in a way that minimizes taxes, legal costs, court intervention and stress. More importantly, it will provide you with peace of mind and preparedness for your family when dealing ...more »

Former NH insurance agent accused of exploiting elderly client
IFAwebnews.comOctober 31, 2011

The agent returned the money to the client, after the person holding the client's power of attorney intervened, officials said. An investigation by the New Hampshire Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services found that Matatics knew the client had a ...more »

US citizen, two Lebanese acquitted in drugs lawsuit
Arab Times Kuwait English DailyOctober 31, 2011

Kuwaiti absolved: The Court of Cassation acquitted a Kuwaiti of using a revoked power of attorney. The defendant appeared in court with his lawyer - Aziz Al-Sayed, who demanded for the exoneration of his client as he was not aware of the revocation of ...more »

Program aims to provide trusted caregivers
Evansville Courier & PressOctober 31, 2011

The victim in that case had a person with power of attorney over her affairs, but it was that caregiver who police say neglected her. The Evansville Police Department and Indiana's Adult Protective Services unit intervened after being asked to check on ...more »

Seniors, disabled victims of theft
Times Record NewsOctober 31, 2011

Step by step Mary discovered a grim reality; after gaining the elderly woman's power of attorney when she entered nursing care, Mary's relative looted her accounts, cashed Social Security checks, maxed out her two credit cards and used her identity to ...more »

Now real estate sector needs reform: Vinod Behl
Daily News & AnalysisOctober 30, 2011

Today residential property accounts for 80 percent of real estate market in terms of volume, growing at about 35 percent annually. And low-cost housing forms a predominant part of it. As much as 99 percent of the shortage of 24.71 million housing units ...more »

Savings offer a path to retirement for widower
The Star-Ledger - NJ.comOctober 30, 2011

Now is a good time for Ethan to review his estate planning documents, in particular, his power of attorney and health care proxy or living will. He should make sure they're viable in the state where he plans to retire, Hook says. ...more »

Expert: Md. case shows value of living wills
WTOPOctober 30, 2011

But Radulovic said the disputes can be largely avoided through simple steps, including the completion of an advance directive, or living will, and the naming of someone to assume medical power of attorney. He said both are useful not only for ...more »

Program provides legal aid to soldiers
Traverse City Record EagleOctober 30, 2011

The school supplies a list of attorneys in Michigan who are willing to help soldiers. There are 180 attorneys providing the assistance. Cooley also sends volunteer students to meet with soldiers to assist with wills and power of attorneys and give ...more »

Put it in writing: End-of-life decisions best made long before serious illness
Northwest HeraldOctober 30, 2011

“A Personal Decision” includes sample forms used for living wills, to document power of attorney for health care, determine mental health treatment preferences, declare do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders and authorize organ donation. ...more »

Now real estate sector needs reform
TwoCircles.netOctober 30, 2011

Similar is the need to re-look the restrictive policies, archaic municipal laws, negative rent control acts and low rental returns in order to promote rental housing. There's also urgent need to facilitate real estate funding considering that ...more »

ESTATE PLANNING: Power of attorney helps people in need
nwitimes.comOctober 30, 2011

Q: My daughter thinks I should give her power of attorney, but I'm not sure that I want to give up control yet. If I give her power of attorney, can I take control again if I change my mind later? A: When you appoint someone attorney in fact under the ...more »

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