POWER OF ATTORNEY REVOKED, ENTIRE ESTATE LEFT TO THE SALVATION ARMY

The Supreme Court revoked a Power of Attorney in which the AIP, while competent, had designated her adult daughter to serve as attorney-in-fact, due to the daughter’s self-dealing and breach of her fiduciary duty, but declined to revoke the Health Care Proxy in which the AIP designated her daughter to also serve as her health…

POWER OF ATTORNEY REVOKED BY NY COURT

Attorneys Robert Friedman and Michael Ranzenhofer were successful in having a power of attorney revoked. Our client’s mother, while competent, had designated her adult daughter to serve as her power of attorney and health care proxy. The daughter used her mother’s credit cards, automobile and bank accounts for her own personal use. A Mental Hygiene…

IS OWNING MY HOME JOINTLY WITH MY WIFE A SUBSTITUTE FOR HAVING A WILL?

No. If you and your spouse bought your home together, she automatically gets ownership of it upon your death. But what if you both die together? The home that you worked so hard for might be sold and the proceeds controlled by a stranger until your children reach the age of eighteen (18), at which…