Category Archives: "Power of Attorney"

Common Legal Issues That Caregivers Face
5 Common Legal Issues That Caregivers Face
There are several reasons why adequate legal planning is crucial, but one that I’ll focus on today is that too often, seniors are victims of financial abuse.  Unfortunately, people become more vulnerable with age and many families fail to address the necessary preparations until it is too late. This results in sticky legal situations for family caregivers. Below are a few common legal troubles caregivers may face. Issues with Power of Attorney Designating someone to act as your surrogate decision maker through a Power of...

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Guardianship vs. Durable Power of Attorney: Positive and Negative Sides
Guardianship vs. Durable Power of Attorney: Positive and Negative Sides
If a person is disabled and doesn’t have a setup plan in place, then he or she is only left with the guardianship option. In such a situation, I, being a Guardianship Attorney can provide help when your family member or friend has become disabled. However, creating plans ahead of time is preferred because of benefits associated with using devices, such as power of attorney.  It is vital to understand the distinction between the guardianship and other alternatives and...

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Why and how to organize your financial and legal affairs
Why Organize Your Affairs It’s not easy to think about what might happen if you become unable to handle your own affairs.  But illness and infirmity are as unpredictable as they are inevitable.  It’s impossible to know when they will strike you or what form they may take. Acknowledging your mortality is even more difficult.  Even those you might reasonably expect to know better are not exempt from the tendency to avoid end-of-life decisions. May people have inventories in their heads about...

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