Legal Advice for Power Of Attorney — 175 results
Written by attorney Leanna Hamill, almost 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Remember that you are a "fiduciary" This means that when you are serving as someone's agent under a power of attorney, you must always act in their best interest. You must act prudently... more
Written by attorney John S. Palmer, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Activating the Durable Power of Attorney Often the Durable Power of Attorney will state that the Agent may only act if the Principal is disabled or incapacitated. It is important to read... more
Written by attorney Jesse Little, over 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
Understand the Issues Creating a durable power of attorney ensures that someone you trust (usually called your "agent" or your "attorney-in-fact") will be on hand to manage the many... more
Written by attorney Laurie Steiner, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Why should I care? With all the privacy restrictions on medical information that have been imposed as a result of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA),... more
Written by attorney Ray Choudhry, 4 months ago.
For Illinois but may apply to other jurisdictions. WHY HAVE A POWER OF ATTORNEY A Power of Attorney (POA) is a document in which one person gives another person the power to conduct certain... more
Written by attorney Joseph Bollhofer, over 2 years ago.
More Power to the Power-of-Attorney
ByJoseph A. Bollhofer, Esq.
Almost everyone has at least heard of a Power-of-Attorney, and many people have them.
A Power-of-Attorney (POA) is... more
Written by attorney Roman Aminov, almost 2 years ago.
Planning For Incapacity Part 1: The Power of Attorney
While no one wants to think about it, becoming incapacitated during your lifetime is not an unlikely event. According to the National... more
Written by attorney Matthew Quick, almost 3 years ago.
Powers of Attorney are legally binding documents that designate and appoint a person (referred to as an attorney-in-fact) to act on behalf of the individual planning his or her estate (... more
Written by attorney Paul T Czepiga, over 4 years ago.
Lawyers are continually asked by
clients whether they need a Power of Attorney.
There is no universal answer to this question, as everyones financial
situation and relationship with... more
Written by attorney Scott Anderson, over 3 years ago.
What is a durable power of attorney?
This is a legal document that allows you to designate someone else (e.g., a spouse or other family member) to make financial decisions and to handle... more
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