Posts Tagged ‘Power of Attorney’

Is a Durable Power of Attorney important?

  • May 3rd, 2022
  • David Greene
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It is very important! A durable Power of Attorney (POA) is simply legal authorization for someone else to act on one’s behalf.  This usually only occurs if the grantor of the POA is incapacitated, but it can be useful in…

What is the difference in a Health Care POA and a Living Will?

  • April 28th, 2022
  • David Greene
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I like to think of the Living Will (also known as a Declaration of a Desire for a Natural Death) as the “umbrella” that sits above the Health Care Power of Attorney.  If the terms of the Health Care POA…

HAVE YOU MADE YOUR NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS?

  • January 13th, 2021
  • David Greene
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Well, Christmas is over and we have rung in the New Year.  During this past week many people made New Year resolutions.  Did you make any?  Most of these deal with either working on a healthier and better body or…

New Year Thoughts

  • December 29th, 2020
  • David Greene
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As most of you know, the majority of my practice is dealing with IRS problems and Estate Planning.  Today I want to pass along some thoughts about both of those areas. Even as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, our problems…

If I have a Power of Attorney do I need a will?

  • August 7th, 2020
  • David Greene
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A Power of Attorney and a will are not related and one has no effect on the other.  A Power of Attorney has legal validity only during a person’s lifetime and a will has legal validity only after a person…

What is the difference between a Power of Attorney and a Conservatorship?

  • November 26th, 2019
  • David Greene
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These are two legal powers that, in many instances, accomplish the same purpose in two completely different ways.  I’ll discuss the Power of Attorney today and the Conservatorship next week.  There are several kinds of Powers of Attorney but the…

Is a Trust only for the very rich – Part 2?

  • August 7th, 2019
  • David Greene
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I mentioned that the three primary reasons for forming a trust are (1) avoidance of probate,  (2) asset protection from creditors and (3) the ability to control your assets and how they are used for a long time after your…

Is a Trust only for the very rich?

  • July 30th, 2019
  • David Greene
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Absolutely not!  People create trusts for different reasons.  The three primary ones are (1) avoidance of probate,  (2) asset protection from creditors and (3) the ability to control your assets and how they are used for a long time after…

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