relative had cancer and was bedridden caregiver, friend, or family member went to Bank and changed beneficiaries, they say they took the paperwork to her to sign but I can't believe that would be legal. Nurses can't sign legal documents can they ? She died a week later.
Estate Planning Attorney
You can give a power of attorney to someone of your choice to do this for you.
You should have an attorney prepare and advise you.
The answer given does not imply that an attorney-client relationship has been established and your best course of action is to have legal representation in this matter.
Estate Planning Attorney
Joseph is right. A properly drafted and executed Power of Attorney allows you to appoint someone to stand in your shoes legally and act on your behalf. An Estate Planning Attorney can help you with this. See Avvo.com under Find-A-Lawyer.
Real Estate Attorney
There may have been a power of attorney used. This is a document which would have been signed by your relative, which authorized another individual to sign such documents on her behalf. Since you are asking this question, I am guessing you feel someone did something which may be inappropriate or illegal. If that is the case, you would be best served by meeting with an attorney to discuss your concerns.
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