When Your Power of Attorney is Powerless

If you have ever had Power of Attorney for a parent or another loved one, you are probably familiar with the frustration that comes with the job.  Banks, financial institutions, and even utility companies seem to either have a lot of red tape around the use of a...

Planning for a Crisis

“Planning” for a crisis is a bit of an oxymoron.  If you have a plan, how can you have a crisis?  But many people who care for someone who is elderly understand this term.  It may be just a matter of time, but at some point, there will be crisis.  We can minimize the...

Durable Power of Attorney

A Durable Power of Attorney is part of every good estate plan. Although it is a powerful document, it can be a life saver in a situation in which you need someone to manage your affairs. Below is an explanation of the document and how it works. Terminology The...