For an elderly person with addiction, things are completely different.
As my father ages, my sisters and I are, once again, collaborating on how to "solve" the problems. When do we need to move him to a nursing home? What to Evaluate? The short answer is the existing dwelling and the person's ability to perform activities of daily living (ADL's). We can delay a move … Continue reading When do my parents need to go to a nursing home?
Fair question. The answer, very logical. A "durable" power of attorney must be printed on 40lb bond paper. No, that's not what makes it durable, I swear, this stuff is funny - to someone (okay, maybe just me). A Power of Attorney document is based entirely in agency law. Rule One of agency law - … Continue reading What makes a Power of Attorney “durable”?
I am not sure who to blame for this. Perhaps it is the fault of lawyers who fail to properly advise clients when a power of attorney is signed. Or, maybe what I am seeing is the result of the information age where forms and documents are readily available and people do not realize they don't … Continue reading “But I’m the power of attorney” — Good for you