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Estate Planning

Bank Pays Price for Refusing to Honor Request Made Under a Power of Attorney

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A durable power of attorney (POA) allows the person creating the POA, called the “principal,” to name a trusted agent who can act on his behalf in almost any situation. But because of the risk of abuse, many banks will…

Estate Planning for the Thankful, or  Put Down the Electric Knife, Uncle Bob 

While it may seem counterintuitive, Thanksgiving can actually be an excellent time for such a discussion. It’s one of the few times of the year when far-flung families come together. It’s an especially appropriate time for you to share with those you love that you’re grateful that your estate plan will spare them the painful, difficult decisions should illness incapacitate you. Continue reading