power of attorney

Power of Attorney in North Carolina: More Details and Options

Power of Attorney in North Carolina: More Details and Options from Cheryl David   Powers of Attorney are not a cure-all, and need to be created as a part of broader, and more comprehensive estate plan. Learn more about power of attorney in North Carolina in this presentation. …  read more

Vacations and Powers of Attorney for Childcare

If you and your family are preparing for a summer vacation, you might want to take the time to research powers of attorney for childcare, and why they might be something you want to create before you leave. Regardless of where you live in North Carolina, taking the proper precautions before you go on summer vacation is essential. You would never go to the airport without making sure …  read more

Incapacity Planning Means Every Adult Needs to Have Power of Attorney

A lot of people in the Greensboro, North Carolina area have heard the term “power of attorney” but do not really know what it is. To put it simply, a power of attorney is a legal document that gives you the ability to grant someone else the legal authority to make decisions for you. Whether you want that person to act in a limited fashion, have broad decision-making abilities, or only …  read more

Choosing an Agent Under Your Power of Attorney

One of the most important steps you have to take when creating a power of attorney is selecting the proper agent. The agent you choose will be responsible for performing the tasks you have identified in the power of attorney document. Because no two powers of attorney are identical and each will require different qualities in order for the agent to perform the job, you need to choose …  read more

What You Must, Can, and Cannot, do as an Agent Under POA

Some people first talk to an estate planning attorney in Greensboro, North Carolina because they have been asked to serve as an agent under a power of attorney, or POA. If you find yourself in this position, there are some issues you should understand to better familiarize yourself with powers of attorney, and what will be required of you as an agent. POA, Agents, and …  read more

Should I Make a Will, or Should I Make a Power of Attorney?

If you live in the Greensboro, North Carolina area and have considered making either a power of attorney or a last will and testament, you might wonder if one of these documents is all you need. If so, which one should you make? Is it better to have a last will and testament, or should your estate plan rely on a carefully drafted power of attorney? Though this type of question is …  read more

Power of Attorney and Your Rights

People creating an estate plan in North Carolina will create at least one power of attorney. Through these important documents you can give someone else the ability to make decisions on your behalf. Whether those decisions are financial, involve health care decisions, or encompass any other issue, you need to know how these documents affect you and your rights. Here are some common …  read more

What is a Durable Power of Attorney?

People creating an estate plan in the Greensboro, North Carolina area often include a durable power of attorney. But what is a durable power of attorney? What makes a durable power different from other types of powers of attorney, and what does a power of attorney actually do? Let us take a look at some commonly asked questions surrounding these important documents. What is a power of …  read more

Proceed Carefully With Powers of Attorney in North Carolina

The central idea behind the power of attorney in North Carolina is the ability to give someone else the right to make decisions on your behalf. Whether you are hiring a real estate agent to represent you in negotiations, empowering your attorney to manage some of your affairs for you, or giving an adult child the ability to make medical decisions for you should you fall too ill to make …  read more

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