Category Archives: Estate Planning Tools

Common Misconceptions About Powers of Attorney Power of Attorney (POA) is a legal document that enables someone to make financial and medical decisions on your behalf. This person, called your agent, is allowed to make decisions if you are unable to because you become ill or incapacitated. Granting power of attorney is a serious decision, […]

Davidson Law Group Shares Some Things to Know About Living Trusts Living trusts can offer substantial advantages for managing estates before-death and after-death as well. Whether a living revocable trust is right for you depends on your circumstances. Consultation with a qualified attorney should always be a part of your estate planning. Today, the experts […]

An Estate Attorney Answers: What Does Power of Attorney Really Mean? Most of us have heard the phrase “power of attorney”, but that does not necessarily mean everyone truly understands what it means. In a previous blog, our estate attorney covered the basics of choosing someone to give the power of attorney to, but what […]

Types of Power of Attorney Explained by an Estate Lawyer You may already understand the term “power of attorney,” but do you know that there are many types of power which can be legally granted to others? These varying types help deal with certain needs, such as a temporary forfeiture of power over certain decisions […]

Power of Attorney Advice from an Elder Law Attorney While making decisions about who will be the agent for your power of attorney is difficult both logistically and emotionally, it is extremely important from the perspective of an elder law attorney that you begin planning for these things as soon as possible. The worst thing […]