A power of attorney is an essential element of most estate planning. It authorizes another person, typically a spouse or child, to perform legal actions on your behalf. Examples of the type of authority in a normal power of attorney executed for estate purposes include making gifts, accessing safety deposit boxes, investing money, and filing … Continue reading What is a “Durable” Power of Attorney?
By Matthew T. Hovey, Esquire In honor of National Adoption Month (November), I launched last month a ten part series on Adoptions in Pennsylvania. The tenth, and final, piece in this series focuses on the question: what are the estate reasons for an adult adoption? If you are interested in an adoption, I encourage you … Continue reading Series on Adoptions: What Are the Estate Reasons for an Adult Adoption?