Power Of Attorney. Legal news and articles for April 17 - 24, 2017

Why powers of attorney and equity loans are a troubled mix inThoughts on laws about power of attorney for minors, electionLimited Power of Attorney questionThe Power of An AttorneyMy Turn: Uniform power of attorney bill makes aging in New Hampshire easierIsn't a Power of Attorney Just for Old People, Right? Wrong!Today at court: Trial for power of attorney daughter, man claims 'cannabis in garage wasn't mine'A Guide To: Challenging a Financial Durable Power of Attorney in MichiganAgents Under Power of Attorney - Where Will You Get Hauled Into Court?Agents Under Power of Attorney – Where Will You Get Hauled Into Court?Family members need to plan medical care in case of accidentHospital: Consider end-of-life responsibilities before it's too latePower of attorney bill good for NH, but only if it passesHow to reclaim control from rogue agentProfit From It: Taking a Trip? Time for a Financial Planning Assessment!

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New Washington Law Regarding Durable Powers of Attorney Provides for Significant Changes to Previous Law
Lexology (registration)April 4, 2017

However, notably, under the Act, the general authority to make gifts is limited to the amount of the federal gift tax annual exclusion (currently, $14,000 per year to each recipient) unless otherwise stated in the document. This limitation affects all ...more »

Immigrant Power of Attorney clinic | The Charlotte Observer
Charlotte ObserverApril 1, 2017

Families at an Immigrant Power of Attorney clinic at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, meeting with lawyers from Legal Services of Southern Piedmont to fill out ...more »

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Why powers of attorney and equity loans are a troubled mix in
mySanAntonio.comApril 24, 2017

Dear Mr. Premack: I currently have a special and general Power of Attorney from my wife, in order to close on a home equity loan. My bank had recently informed me that they could not close on the loan due to fact that I'm using a POA. I'm retired ...more »

Thoughts on laws about power of attorney for minors, election
Great Falls TribuneApril 24, 2017

Editor's note: The deadline for Letters to the Editor about the May 2 Great Falls Public Schools technology levy and school board election is 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 26. The deadline for Letters to the Editor about the May 25 special election for ...more »

Limited Power of Attorney question
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)April 23, 2017

Q: There are seven owners (including myself) of a property. I wish to get a Limited Power of Attorney (POA) from the other six that will give me the ability to list and sell the property. Do I have to customize the POA for the state where each owner ...more »

The Power of An Attorney
Jefferson PostApril 22, 2017

Ashe County government employs the services of attorney John Kilby to handle the county's legal affairs and provide advice where a commissioner's level of expertise might fall flat. So how much are the taxpaying citizens of Ashe County paying for legal ...more »

My Turn: Uniform power of attorney bill makes aging in New Hampshire easier
Concord MonitorApril 22, 2017

It doesn't empower one to act like an attorney (or with some magic lawyer-like power) but it does make it easier for all Granite Staters – young or old, rich or poor – to manage their affairs in our often busy, stressful and chaotic world by legally ...more »

Isn't a Power of Attorney Just for Old People, Right? Wrong!
JD Supra (press release)April 21, 2017

A healthcare or medical Power of Attorney selects someone to make medical decisions if an individual becomes incapacitated or unable to make medical decisions. It should include HIPPA language that allows medical professionals to discuss confidential ...more »

Today at court: Trial for power of attorney daughter, man claims 'cannabis in garage wasn't mine'
Gloucestershire LiveApril 20, 2017

A 66-year-old Cheltenham woman has denied abusing her power of attorney over her mother's affairs and using £36,000 for her own purposes. Gloucester Crown Court heard that Susan Rogers, from Fiddlers Green, was granted power of attorney in the ...more »

A Guide To: Challenging a Financial Durable Power of Attorney in Michigan
JD Supra (press release)April 20, 2017

Despite being an effective way to plan for incapacity, a Durable Power of Attorney can render the Principal particularly vulnerable to financial abuse. Although the appointed Agent is required to act in the Principal's best interest and solely for the ...more »

Agents Under Power of Attorney - Where Will You Get Hauled Into Court?
Lexology (registration)April 20, 2017

Powers of attorney can be matters of convenience or matters of necessity – the principal either doesn't want to do something or the principal can't do something. For the agents under a power of attorney, allowing yourself to be named as an agent may be ...more »

Agents Under Power of Attorney – Where Will You Get Hauled Into Court?
JD Supra (press release)April 19, 2017

Powers of attorney can be matters of convenience or matters of necessity – the principal either doesn't want to do something or the principal can't do something. For the agents under a power of attorney, allowing yourself to be named as an agent may be ...more »

Family members need to plan medical care in case of accident
WRAL.comApril 18, 2017

The Plains, Va. — Rae Stone learned firsthand the need to discuss medical decisions with family members before it's too late. Six years ago, a snowboarding accident left Stone's son, Forrest Allen, in a coma and on a ventilator. "They told us we ...more »

Hospital: Consider end-of-life responsibilities before it's too late
Herald & ReviewApril 18, 2017

A health care power of attorney document allows a person to appoint someone to make health care decisions if they're unable to make them for themselves. A living will is a guide for a doctor that tells them what an individual wants in the event of a ...more »

Power of attorney bill good for NH, but only if it passes
Seacoastonline.comApril 18, 2017

It's a bit of a misnomer – it doesn't empower one to act like an attorney (or with some magic lawyer-like power) but it does make it easier for all Granite Staters – young or old, rich or poor – to manage their affairs in our often busy, stressful and ...more »

How to reclaim control from rogue agent
mySanAntonio.comApril 17, 2017

Our mother signed over power of attorney thinking that my sister would make the best decisions should our mother need someone to make decisions for her. My mom now has had a change of heart. She has no control over anything and fears that my sister is ...more »

Profit From It: Taking a Trip? Time for a Financial Planning Assessment!
Times RecordApril 17, 2017

Power of attorney. A power of attorney authorizes someone to make critical decisions and manage your assets for you if needed. What is known as a springing power of attorney becomes valid only under specific circumstances, such as if you become ...more »

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