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  • Power of attorney?

    My brother got incarcerated two weeks ago, and last Thursday an insurance check came from a claim he had filed for our mother who passed. He called me today and told me to try and cash it, but it's not in my name. Would I need power of attorney go...

    Peggy’s Answer

    The question lacks some specifics. The answer depends upon whom the check is made payable to-if it is made out to your brother, then he may be able to give you power of attorney to negotiate it. If the check was made payable to your mother's estate, then power of attorney will not work for you-an executor or administrator must negotiate the check.I recommend that you consult an attorney about this issue to discuss the facts in further detail.

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