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…

Default Judgment – Defined

Default Judgment – Defined If you are a party in a lawsuit and fail to perform a court-ordered action, such as appearing before the court by a certain date, the judge hearing the case can hand down what is known as a default judgment. This means they are automatically ruling…