Power of Attorney

What is Power of Attorney?

Power of attorney is a legal concept with which most of us are familiar, but may never fully understand until it is needed.

In its many forms, a power of attorney (POA) is a written document by which one person, the principal, authorizes another, a competent adult, to act as an agent to perform specified functions on the principal’s behalf. The extent of the agent or “attorney-in-fact” authority to act is defined by the type of POA agreement.

(more…)

Elder Care Lawyer

Elder Care Lawyer

As we grow older, perhaps retired from working and raising families, the need for assistance with elder legal matters, estate planning, will and trust administration, and elder rights begin to come into sharper focus.

(more…)

Special Needs Planning Lawyer

Special Needs Planning Lawyer

Parents of children with special needs are appropriately concerned about dying or no longer being able to care adequately for their dependent offspring. While in most instances, estates divide evenly among all children of the deceased, special needs children may require a larger share of the assets for their proper care in a stable and supportive environment.

(more…)