Attorney-in-fact — Defined

When you initiate a Power of Attorney, whether for financial purposes, medical, or other, you must choose someone to act on your behalf should the time come when you are unable to make decisions for yourself. This person is known as an attorney-in-fact, and while not necessarily a lawyer, they…

What is a Codicil, and why do I need it?

Let’s say that you and your wife finally got all your estate planning ducks in a row. You met with an attorney, had your questions answered, and when all the dust settled, you had a carefully-crafted last will and testament. But that was several years ago. A few things have…
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