When you hear mention of a power of attorney, you may feel as though it is not something that you would need as part of your estate plan. Most people are aware of the fact that in a general sense a power of attorney is used to allow someone to act on your behalf in a legally binding manner. However, powers of attorney are in fact going to play a role in your estate plan if you want to be comprehensively prepared for the future. It's not all about arranging for the transfer of your … [Read more...] about What Are the Advantages of a California Durable Power of Attorney?
What is a durable property power of attorney? A durable property power of attorney is a legal document where one person (the principal) authorizes another (the agent) to act on the principal’s behalf regarding financial decisions. It is an estate planning document which allows a person to plan for the care and control of property in the event he or she becomes incapacitated. Powers of attorney are the single most important documents to put in place so that a family member or trusted friend will … [Read more...] about Durable Property Powers of Attorney (An Elder Law Today Blog)