Power Of Attorney. Legal news and articles for May 17 - 28, 2017

Trusts and power of attorney: catching up on readers' questionsCan I get power of attorney over my mother?COMMERCIAL FINANCE 701 — The powerless power of attorneyJamaica man swindled $100K from a senior woman while acting as her power of attorney: DAUAE: New law impacts oppositions and priority applicationsAttorney shares advice for agingHealthy Minds Group $500000 Fundraising. Ashley Lathrop by power of attorney Published May 19 SEC FilingFree community seminar “Powers of Attorney and Health Care Proxies” to be held in Massena May 25How powers of attorney evolveGive hate-mongers their own special placeDisastrous president needs to step down | The Daily Gazette'Health Care Power of Attorney'Editorial: Simplify power of attorneyPower of attorney extends to arbitration agreements - Supreme CourtDementia news: The medical and financial benefits of power of attorney

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Get a Power of Attorney (But Make Sure It's Not a License to Steal)
Huffington PostMay 1, 2017

A power of attorney is a legal document in which you give a person, called an agent, the authority to act on your behalf. A power of attorney allows you to plan for future situations in which you may not have the ability to manage your finances. With ...more »

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Trusts and power of attorney: catching up on readers' questions
nwitimes.comMay 28, 2017

Q: My parents' power of attorney says that I can only take over their affairs if they are unable to handle them. How do I prove that? Do they have to be declared incompetent? A: The type of power of attorney that you are describing is known as a ...more »

Can I get power of attorney over my mother?
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)May 28, 2017

A: If she will not voluntarily sign a Power of Attorney over to you or someone else, you cannot compel her to. If she is competent and wishes to sign one, call an attorney and set up a consultation. If she will not, or cannot, sign a power of attorney ...more »

COMMERCIAL FINANCE 701 — The powerless power of attorney
Mississippi Business JournalMay 26, 2017

In commercial transactions, the lawyers seek to minimize risk. Checklist items include making sure all entities exist, their actions are authorized, corporate and LLC formalities have been met, transaction documents are fully and properly executed, and ...more »

Jamaica man swindled $100K from a senior woman while acting as her power of attorney: DA
QNS.comMay 25, 2017

A Jamaica man was arrested and charged with stealing over $100,000 from an elderly friend who, in light of her failing health, named him her power of attorney. Herman Smith, 68, was charged with second-degree larceny, second-degree attempted larceny, ...more »

UAE: New law impacts oppositions and priority applications
Lexology (registration)May 23, 2017

Priority applications: In order to meet the six month deadline for filing priority applications in the UAE under the Paris Convention, it will be necessary for non-UAE based entities to start the process of putting in place a Power of Attorney at an ...more »

Attorney shares advice for aging
Athens Daily ReviewMay 23, 2017

Ross said power of attorney is arguably the most important document you can ever sign, but it's also the most complicated. They should cover all types of decisions except medical issues, which require a medical power of attorney. If the document is not ...more »

Healthy Minds Group $500000 Fundraising. Ashley Lathrop by power of attorney Published May 19 SEC Filing
Finance News DailyMay 22, 2017

Healthy Minds Group, Llc, Limited Liability Company just submitted form D because of $500,000 equity and debt financing. This is a new filing. Healthy Minds Group was able to finance itself with $75,000 so far. That is 15.00 % of the fundraising offer ...more »

Free community seminar “Powers of Attorney and Health Care Proxies” to be held in Massena May 25
North Country NowMay 21, 2017

The seminar will explain health care proxies and powers of attorney, identify different kinds of power of attorney; show how these documents help avoid a guardian; cover what should be considered in choosing an agent; and what must be done to complete ...more »

How powers of attorney evolve
Huntsville ItemMay 21, 2017

Any readers with a legal problem, including those whose questions are addressed here, should consult an attorney for advice on their particular circumstances. A power of attorney is an instrument that authorizes an “agent” to act on behalf of someone ...more »

Give hate-mongers their own special place
The Daily GazetteMay 21, 2017

But those who have ever had to deal with a relative over the state's complex and often-confusing system for determining power of attorney might not find the issue such a snoozer — especially when banks and other financial institutions refuse to honor ...more »

Disastrous president needs to step down | The Daily Gazette
The Daily GazetteMay 21, 2017

Re May 7 George Will column, “Trump: A president who does not know what it is to know”: George F. Will had it right when he wrote, “his limitless gullibility leave ...more »

'Health Care Power of Attorney'
Union Daily TimesMay 20, 2017

Image courtesy of South Carolina Legal Services South Carolina Legal Services will hold a free “Health Care Power of Attorney Clinic” at the SCWorks Union office at 103 West Main Street, Union, on Thursday, May 25. The clinic is for low-income Union ...more »

Editorial: Simplify power of attorney
The Daily GazetteMay 18, 2017

But those who have ever had to deal with a relative over the state's complex and often-confusing system for determining power of attorney might not find the issue such a snoozer — especially when banks and other financial institutions refuse to honor ...more »

Power of attorney extends to arbitration agreements - Supreme Court
ReutersMay 17, 2017

By Brendan Pierson. The Kentucky Supreme Court's ruling that a power of attorney agreement cannot grant its holder the power to enter into an arbitration contract unless it does so explicitly violates a federal arbitration law, the U.S. Supreme Court ...more »

Dementia news: The medical and financial benefits of power of attorney
Express.co.ukMay 17, 2017

This makes it very difficult for them to manage their affairs and relatives cannot act on their behalf without the proper legal authority. A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal document that empowers a carer or relative to make decisions on your ...more »

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