Archive for the ‘Guardianship’ Category

Love in the Age of Expectation

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

In two cases decided in 2010, the Court considered whether it was appropriate for an attorney for property to pay herself for care services provided to an aging parent.  In Barberi v. Triassi Estate, Justice Mulligan harshly criticized the actions of a co-attorney for property and care.  Her mother’s power ...

AVOIDING PROBATE FEES WITH A POWER OF ATTORNEY?

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Much has been written about probate fee avoidance. In fact I just googled it and up came several pages of website references to guide the reader. Can you with a power of attorney engage in probate fee avoidance on behalf of a testator whose estate may be subject to probate ...