Archive for the ‘Power of Attorney’ Category

Informed Risk and Today is Your Rainy Day

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Son: Mom, turn a light on, it’s getting dark outside. Mom: It’s ok, I’ll just sit here in the dark. Son: Mom, it’s cold and raining outside. I will call a taxi for you. Mom: It’s senior’s day at Shoppers, I will take the bus. Son: Now that dad has passed away, this ...

Powers of Attorney: How Not to Resign

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

I have seen many POA disputes about whether or not the grantor had capacity to appoint a new POA.  I have also seen numerous POA disputes about whether or not the named attorney was acting in a fiduciary capacity.  Just as common are POA disputes about how the attorney for ...

Today is National Advance Care Planning Day- so Speak UP

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Today is National Advance Care Planning Day. If this blog is the only place you are hearing about Advance Care Planning today, then please share it, because it likely means you are not alone! This is the ‘Speak Up’ campaign and by making this a National event, ...