Legal Question in Elder Law in Pennsylvania

I am poa for my mother who was just dianosed with brain cancer. She only has a little time left can I gift money out before she passes?

Asked on 2/23/13, 8:16 pm

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Jeff Fleming Hippo, Fleming & Pertile
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I am very sorry to hear of your mother's diagnosis. Thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I certainly commend her for the forethought and planning by having a power of attorney naming you as her agent. Whether or not you have the authority to make gifts, however, depends on the provisions of the power of attorney. I highly recommend that you review the document with an attorney who practices in this area. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly if you would like further assistance.

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Answered on 2/25/13, 8:18 am

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