February 6, 2018
Four Paths or Doorways

050 – Four Ways to Build a Living Will

050 – Four Ways to Build a Living Will An advance directive for health care (also known as a living will) can include an instruction directive (where you outline care you do or do not want) and a proxy directive (where you appoint someone to speak on your behalf). There […]
February 5, 2018
Power of Attorney

049 – Living Wills – An Overview

049 – Living Wills – An Overview An Advance Directive for Health Care (also known as a Living Will or a Medical Power of Attorney) is a document that preserves your right to direct your own medicaid decisions in situations where you lack the capacity to express them for yourself.  In one part […]
February 2, 2018
Courthouse

048 – Steps to Take if the Power of Attorney is Revoked

048 – Steps to Take if the Power of Attorney is Revoked This episodes discusses the steps to take if a power of attorney is revoked or stops working for some other reason. This episode is one of the more important episodes because it outlines steps that most people miss […]
February 1, 2018
United States Court House

047 – When Does a Power of Attorney Stop Working

Today’s episode discusses five situations where a power of attorney might or will stop working.  They include: (1) revocation by the principal; (2) death of the principal; (3) resignation of the agent; (4) death of the agent; and (5) lack of durability.  Listen to the episode to learn a whole lot […]
January 31, 2018
Law Books on a Shelf

046 – Three Different Types of Powers of Attorney

There are a number of types of power of attorney documents.  Today on the show I discuss three of them: 1) durable as opposed to non-durable; 2) springing as opposed to non-springing; and 3) general as opposed to specific.  Listen to episode 46 – Three Different Types of Powers of […]
January 30, 2018
Woman looking at a lot of books

045 – Power of Attorney Traps – Using Do-It-Yourself Documents

045 – Power of Attorney Traps – Using Do-It-Yourself Documents Be careful when using a cheap or a do-it-yourself, off the shelf power of attorney document. A do-it-yourself document is more likely to have problems when the time comes that you need to use it. Listen to this episode to […]