Q. Any updates on how a fiduciary accesses digital assets? A. South Carolina passed the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act in 2016 which gives agents under a duly authorizing power of attorney, or a trustee, personal representative and conservator (ie. legal fiduciaries) access to a person’s online accounts, correspondence and other computer files, if...Read more
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If a veteran is well can the spouse get Aid and Attendance benefits to help with home or assisted living care?The short answer is no. While the Veteran is living the claim is technically his and based on his health. However there is a very narrow sort of exception that...
My Mom’s power of attorney was prepared some years ago in another state. When I took a copy to her local bank it was refused. Among other things I was told it was outdated. Does Mom need to have a new one prepared?It is always a good practice to have out-of-state legal documents reviewed when you establish a new domicile and it is not unusual for there to be problems with a...
The legal battle over the life of Terri Shiavo, age 26 when she went into coma, caused many people to stop and think about end of life planning through advance...
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