10 Search Results for "power of attorney"

April 3, 2010 at 5:46 pm

Powers of Attorney.

...tor’s behalf. Thus, his power is “durable. Many people never get a general power of attorney, relying primarily on a joint checking account, perhaps with an elderly parent, to conduct that person’s business. A durable general power of attorney can save hundreds of dollars and weeks of delay by negating the need for appointment of a “guardian/conservator” for the elderly person who becomes mentally “incompetent”. The Medical Power of Attorney permi...

January 30, 2012 at 9:12 pm

Your Legal Checkup and Review; “An Ounce of Prevention”

...simple, and of course cheap, but they still must be done right. 3. Medical Power of Attorney: As long as you are clear of mind, your “Medical Power of Attorney” is of no force. But, like “durable general powers of attorney”, they become critical when you can no longer make decisions yourself. You and the person you pick for your “medical power of attorney” need to have a heart to heart talk. That person needs to know you, where you are in your lif...

November 24, 2012 at 10:34 pm

Children, Guardians Ad Litem, The Law, and Society

...’s office, this power includes real estate transactions. Under the Uniform Power Of Attorney Act, a durable general power of attorney remains in effect if the principal becomes incapacitated. b. A medical power of attorney goes into effect when the signor becomes incapacitated to make medical decisions. c. A medical surrogate is a person appointed by operation of law to make medical decisions if the impaired party did not have the foresight to hav...

December 5, 2014 at 10:38 pm

“Legal Disability” – What Do a Soldier, a 17 Year Old, an Inmate, and a Hospitalized Mental Patient Have in Common

...Search my blog (www.hunterlawfirm.net) for related topics such as “general power of attorney”, “medical power of attorney”, or “special power of attorney”. Even where a suit has not been filed, a parent who wants to settle his/her child’s personal injury suit must file a petition for an “infant’s summary proceeding” and convince the court that taking the settlement and releasing the tortfeasor (also called “defendant” if part of a lawsuit) from al...

August 23, 2016 at 2:47 am

Future of the Law 2016

...ages, whether they need referral for an estate plan, simple wills, durable power of attorney, medical power of attorney, and review of other potential legal issues such as disputes with neighbors, consumer complaints, or problems related to aging parents. “Legal aid and “legal services” for the poor.” This is another longstanding entity, facing very, very tough times with lawyers’ IOLTA trust accounts drawing little or no interest. And, again my p...

September 27, 2017 at 7:10 pm

Tying Together “Unbundling” of Legal Services

...l cost a lot more than $500 IF you hire a lawyer, but two wills, a general power of attorney, and a medical power of attorney will not. Nor will the plan to prepare for the divorce, to position yourself for that adoption, or to lay the grounds for that custody modification. And, if the only weapon you have is a pocket knife, wouldn’t you rather have that than nothing when chaos comes knocking? Burton Hunter is ACCESSIBLE; he’s easy to talk with; h...

April 10, 2017 at 10:21 pm

Unbundling of Legal Services (A Low Cost Alternative)

...rlawfirm.net/free-power-of-attorney-annual-legal-checkup/ When a family court litigant “Cannot or Will Not Hire: http://hunterlawfirm.net/when-you-cant-or-wont-hire-a-lawyer-a-possible-option/ “The Legal Checkup” client(s) often only needs that simple will and power of attorney and review of her or their insurance coverages. The family law litigant, half the time, realizes he/she can come up with the funds, and retains me to appear on their behalf...

April 29, 2020 at 5:41 pm

A ROADMAP TO BURTON HUNTER’S IDEAS AND “WISDOM”

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July 7, 2017 at 1:53 pm

MORE ABOUT UNBUNDLING (A $500 Product That is Worth $1000)

...organizing the facts in your case, and drafting everything from a will, to power of attorney, divorce property settlement agreement, simple pleading, or parenting plan or order. You will leave such a consultation much more aware of the pitfalls and challenges ahead, and perhaps a new appreciation of what a good lawyer does to represent a client. For those who can afford nothing more, such “unbundled” services can be a godsend. If you are a casual...

June 12, 2010 at 1:04 am

But Grandma Loved Me Best!

...e is a “presumption of fraud”. What does that mean? A fiduciary may hold a power of attorney or simply be handling the older person’s financial affairs. That means they have a high duty to that person, NOT to themselves. If you are handling the elderly person’s affairs, and you show up in a will or deed as the recipient, the law presumes you did something wrong. That means, when Pop, Grandma, Mom, or Dad says you are the “best one” because you wer...