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Brenda Louise Godfrey Geiger

Carlsbad Trusts Attorney.

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  1. How to revoke a durable power of attorney

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Ayuban Antonio Tomas
    2. Brenda Louise Godfrey Geiger
    2 lawyer answers

    Typically a Power of Attorney can be revoked two ways. The first is express revocation by signing a a document that the person who created the Power of Attorney now revokes it. The second way is by operation of law by executing a new Power of Attorney. In many states, the execution of a new Power of Attorney will automatically revoke any prior Power of Attorney document. If you feel that your father in law is being taken advantage of, there is likely an office in your local District Attorneys...

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  2. Can a trust fund for children be touched by debt collectors?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Lewis Matthew Roberts
    2. Brenda Louise Godfrey Geiger
    2 lawyer answers

    It depends. Typically if the trust is not accessible by the beneficiaries of the trust (the beneficiaries have no right to demand money from the Trustee) and the distribution Trustee is an "Independent" Trustee (someone not related to or subordinate to the beneficiaries or person that created the trust), then a creditor can not pierce the trust and force a distribution to satisfy a debt of one of the beneficiaries. But keep in mind that it really depends upon the terms of the trust and the type...

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