Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in California

If I have the power of attorney for a family member, I am responsible for his/her debts or loans?

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Asked on 2/02/10, 8:46 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

George Shers Law Offices of Georges H. Shers

The same question was asked and answered about 3-4 weeks ago. No, you assume

no liability.

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Answered on 2/07/10, 9:10 am

Robert F. Cohen Law Office of Robert F. Cohen

To the extent that it's a financial power of attorney, no. However, you have an obligation to the family member to manage the person's money wisely, and make it as productive as possible.

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Answered on 2/07/10, 11:42 am

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