Is Both a Belt and Suspenders Really Needed?

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Pauline Morris, one of our social workers and a capacity assessor wrote today's blog. A lawyer called asking about having his client assessed for Capacity to Manage Property. We decided that this kind of assessment wasn't needed, and here's why. The client, a 73-year-old man with lots of ...

You Can’t Choose Your Family BUT You Can Choose Your Friends (and your POA)

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you didn’t have a family member who could assume the role of power of attorney for care and finance? Who would look after your best interests and keep your personal wishes at the forefront? Family doesn’t have to be the first choice when ...