Archive for the ‘Power of Attorney’ Category

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 ...

Concerns over Power of Attorney Abuse

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

The numbers are staggering. One in 12 older Canadians are abused or neglected. That is the 'conservative' estimate provided by The Canadian Centre for Elder Law. The most commonly reported type of abuse is financial and, increasingly, this abuse is being committed by the holder of the senior's Power of ...