Legal Advice for Power of Attorney — 370 results
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 Gabriel Cheong, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
What Are the Different Documents I Need to Protect Myself and My Estate in Massachusetts? There are 4 main documents that one needs in Massachusetts to cover a basic estate. A basic... more
Written by attorney Adam J Brittle, almost 2 years ago. STAFF PICK
Divorce and family law issues touch on the things most important to us - our families. Family law issues can be emotional, confusing, and frustrating. Clients need to choose an attorney... more
Written by attorney Leanna Hamill, over 4 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 Laurie Steiner, about 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 Mitchell Goldman, about 1 year ago.
A power of attorney is a useful legal tool through which a person (the principal) can generally delegate the authority to act on his or her behalf to another person (the agent). The scope... more
Written by Avvo Staff, over 1 year ago. STAFF PICK
Unless you are facing a very serious legal problem, such as a murder charge for
example, you may be tempted to act as your own lawyer. After all, for lesser legal
matters, such as... more
Written by attorney Howard Roitman, over 1 year ago.
Technically, you don’t need an attorney. If you don’t have one you will likely not get a recovery.
Written by attorney Roman Aminov, over 1 year 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
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