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Importance of Having a Durable Power of Attorney

This article deals with the scenario of a loved one who becomes incapacitated and therefore needs someone to execute appropriate planning of their estate. The fact is, in the absence of an estate plan, only a properly drafted General Durable Power of Attorney will afford a level of flexibility necessary to make critical decisions about an incapacitated person’s estate. In this article, I’ll talk about how the Power of Attorney plays an important role in the planning and protection process. What does a Durable Power of Attorney do? Well, this is a legal document that an individual prepares while they...

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