My father named my mother, then me as his attorney-in-facts in a financial power of attorney. Both my parents are now in care facilities and not competent. Am I automatically in charge or does something more need to be done? That depends on the terms set forth in the document itself, but even if no stated...Read more
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The doctor says it will be a matter of weeks. Is there anything more I need to know or do? This week I had the privilege of saying goodbye to...
And don’t know if I should include one in my estate plan. The modern POA allows a competent individual, the principal, to preselect someone he or she trusts to deal...
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...
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