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What You Need to Know About Power of Attorney

By | September 14, 2011

It’s one of the most powerful legal moves you can make, and yet not many people are aware of it. What is it? Well, when you consider the fact that it allows someone else to sign documents and write checks on your behalf, you’ll probably be asking that very question. And the answer is as simple as reading… Read More »

Do I need a general power of attorney or a limited one?

By | May 13, 2008

A power of attorney is a document giving a trusted friend or lawyer the right to perform any legal act on your behalf. Anyone should be very cautious about utilizing these documents, as the person holding the power can literally perform any transaction in your absence. However, many times this grant of power is absolutely necessary to handle… Read More »

Should I have a durable power of attorney for health care?

By | May 13, 2008

The durable power of attorney for health care is another documents that should go hand in hand with the living will as part of a person’s estate planning. The durable power of attorney for health care works much in the same manner as a limited power of attorney. It assigns the right of making health care decisions to… Read More »

Why you need a Power of Attorney and How to Assign One

By | May 9, 2008

A power of attorney is someone who can make important financial decisions on your behalf if you are incapacitated or unable to do so. Many people think about a power of attorney as they approach old age or begin to suffer from ill health.