Power Of Attorney. Legal news and articles for May 12 - 23, 2017

Attorney 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 attorneyThe Critical Importance of a Power of Attorney for Incapacitated IndividualsOpinion analysis: Justices rebuff Kentucky rule invalidating arbitration agreements signed under power of attorneyWhy granting Lasting Power of Attorney is even more vital than making a willPower of Attorney Breach – Time-Barred ClaimsForged documents alleged at Broward tax office

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Why you must use special power of attorney in property matters
Business StandardMay 8, 2017

Despite the Supreme Court (SC) coming down heavily on misuse of the power of attorney (PoA) and clarifying its relevance, it continues to be misused. When Dhruv Rawat was looking for a house, an agent showed him a flat that was sold by the government ...more »

Estate planning now can help to limit problems in the future
Aiken StandardMay 5, 2017

Prompted by his experience and wanting to share his knowledge with others, Linda Knapp, an attorney specializing in elder law and estate preservation issues, was invited to speak to the Senior Men's Club of Aiken at its April meeting. ... Among those ...more »

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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 »

The Critical Importance of a Power of Attorney for Incapacitated Individuals
The CPA Journal (blog)May 16, 2017

When an individual lacks capacity and there is no valid power of attorney in place authorizing someone else to manage his financial affairs, the only resort may be a guardianship proceeding, wherein the individual is declared incapacitated and a ...more »

Opinion analysis: Justices rebuff Kentucky rule invalidating arbitration agreements signed under power of attorney
SCOTUSblog (blog)May 15, 2017

By a 7-1 margin, the court firmly rejected a Kentucky decision that adopted a clear-statement rule under which a general power of attorney, valid to authorize the execution of contracts generally, would not validly authorize execution of an arbitration ...more »

Why granting Lasting Power of Attorney is even more vital than making a will
Sunderland EchoMay 14, 2017

That's why I am a passionate believer that every grown up with assets should look at getting a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA). In many ways I consider this to be more important than a will. Die will-less and you don't choose where your assets go ...more »

Power of Attorney Breach – Time-Barred Claims
Wisconsin Law JournalMay 13, 2017

Michael Coyle, Jacqueline Coyle, Jon Coyle, and Amanda Coyle are the children of Hubert Coyle, who died in 2007. After Hubert died, the Siblings sued Amanda, alleging that she had, between 1996 and 2007, engaged in identified wrongful acts that ...more »

Forged documents alleged at Broward tax office
Sun SentinelMay 12, 2017

A woman in Miami-Dade County is awaiting trial on charges that she collected $161,686 from a tax deed sale for a Pembroke Pines property after submitting a forged power of attorney form on behalf of her and her company, Concrete Capital LLC. A judge in ...more »

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