Articles on Power of Attorneys

Property powers of attorney are needlessly dangerous By Graham B. Schmidt Trusts and Estates, April 2017 Illinois jurisprudence automatically attaches a fiduciary relationship between principal and nominated agent at the execution of the Property Power of Attorney instrument, regardless of whether the agent has accepted the appointment.
The other side of the Power of Attorney coin By Michael J. Maslanka Trusts and Estates, November 2016 From time to time, a client may come in to consult with the attorney and relate facts, including that someone else is acting as agent under another person’s power of attorney, and that there may be some misfeasance, malfeasance, or abuse going on. That is the other side of the coin.  
The other side of the Power of Attorney coin By Michael J. Maslanka Senior Lawyers, October 2016 From time to time, a client may come in to consult with the attorney and relate facts, including that someone else is acting as agent under another person’s power of attorney, and that there may be some misfeasance, malfeasance, or abuse going on. That is the other side of the coin.  
Power of Attorney’s execution of admission contract with arbitration clause is binding on principal’s common law and Nursing Home Care Act claims By Jason G. Schutte Elder Law, June 2015 An overview of the recent case of Fiala v. Bickford Senior Living Group, LLC.

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