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How Does Power of Attorney Work?

For many families with elderly people or engaged in estate planning, power of attorney is essential, especially if the elderly person’s mental abilities are compromised. Having someone who can take care of legal and financial matters can make this part of life far easier. However, power of attorney is a sweeping grant of authority.
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How Does Probate Work?

A probate judge is an official of the county court system and a judicial official of the state, who decides civil court cases that involve the probate process.
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What Do I Do with Estate Plan after Divorce?

Major changes in your life—such as marriage, having a baby, moving out of state, or divorce—should prompt a revisit to your current will. It is important to revise your will at these times, in order to ensure that your estate planning is up to date.
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Talk to Parents about Estate Planning without Making It Awkward

Discussing estate planning with your parents is a conversation that can be difficult to have. You might not want to think about the day they are no longer here, or even consider that they might experience a decline in health that severely limits their ability to think clearly or communicate with you.
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How Can I Pass Wealth to My Children and Grandchildren?

Inherited assets come with benefits, along with some burdens
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How Does Cryptocurrency Work in an Estate Plan?

Crypto assets can be lost forever without proper storage and estate planning. When it comes to cryptocurrency, safe and secure transfer is paramount, meaning basic estate planning documents, like a will, often won't be enough.
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Do You Need Power of Attorney If You Have a Joint Account?

As you know, a power of attorney (POA) allows another person, the Attorney-in-Fact (AIF), to conduct business on behalf of the principal. The POA authorizes the AIF to sign for and on behalf of the principal.
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Why Do You Need a Health Care Directive?

A heath care directive is a legal document that lets you express your health care preferences and, if you wish, designate authority to someone to make care decisions for you, if you cannot make them yourself.
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What Should I Know about Powers of Attorney?

Many people have signed at least one power of attorney in their life. A power of attorney, which names a trusted family member, friend or advisor as your “attorney-in-fact” to control your assets, is meant to be used, if you are incapacitated.
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Actress Who Played Lieutenant Uhura Is Subject of a Conservatorship Battle

Legendary actress Nichelle Nichols, best known for her role as Lieutenant Uhura on Star Trek, is caught in the middle of what has been a years-long conservatorship battle.
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