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steps in getting power of attorney?

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My father passed away 3 months ago. I have received a letter from my step sisters lawyer asking that we sign and notorize the letter negating my father and step mothers will. My step mom is 80 and has severe dementia and my step sister has power of attorney.My two sister have also received the same letter. It is my understanding from the letter if We do sign it we give my step sister and her brother the rights to the home and all assets after my step mom passes.Do I have any rights and do I need to get a lawyer?ThanksJohn

A:  If you have to ask if you need a lawyer, then you need a lawyer. Part of this depends upon if you are in agreement with this. Another part is why they are doing it, and if this method will work. So yes, you need a lawyer....

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abuse of power of attorney/health care proxy?

A:  leftism are not meant to apply to every individual leftist but to describe the general character of leftism as a movement. And the general character of a movement is not necessarily determined by the numerical proportions of the various kinds of people involved in the movement. 224. The people who rise to positions of power in leftist movements tend to be leftists of the most power-hungry type because power-hungry people are those who strive hardest to get into positions of power. Once the power-hungry types have captured control of the movement, there are many leftists of a gentler breed who inwardly disapprove of many of the actions of the leaders, but cannot bring...

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Can my step child get power of attorney over my husband?

A:  In most states, spouse trumps child in terms of rights. Your stepson would have to take legal action to gain power of attorney while you were still alive; if you think he''s already begun, get legal help. Usually the spouse has first stab at power of attorney when there is no will unless their is proof of abuse. In order for him to be power of attorney, you husband needs to sign over his rights to the Step Child stating he wants that child specially to take care of him and denying you your rights. Without that, things default to Spouse, then next of kin. Get a lawyer to back you up. Also...

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Question regarding home ownership? California

A:  The belongs to whoever''s name is on the deed....

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How do you change power of attorney from one person to another?

A:  A power of attorney is an instrument containing an authorization for one to act as the agent of the principal that terminates at some point in the future either by its terms or by operation of law such as death of the principal or agent. (The person making the power of attorney appointment is called the principal, and the person appointed is usually called an attorney-in-fact or agent). The validity of a power of attorney in another state depends on the law and/or procedures of the second state. In order for a power of

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How does power of attorney Work in New York?

A:  but please assume for the question that Jay now holds a durable power of attorney regarding Max. as a lawyer you know the pitfalls of assume. I haven''t seen the paperwork yet so I don''t exactly know how this was done another clue to your problem. if you need a consult, 99 out 100 it is yes, you need a lawyer BUT, this case seems straight forward BUT you need to gather up all the paperwork and hash through it to see if it is something you can handle. I would suggest a lawyer who does work for the handicap or a legal service provider for your area so the $ does not go all to the lawyer.......

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What type of power of attorney is needed to allow someone to rent a home for me?

A:  A power of attorney is a legal instrument that individuals create and sign that gives someone else the authority to make certain decisions and act for the signer. The person who has these powers is called an ''agent'' or ''attorney-in-fact.'' The signer is the ''principal.'' The principal must have mental capacity to make the power of attorney at the time of signing. A person who is unconscious cannot make a valid power of attorney. As a principal, if the principal''s decisions conflict with those of the agent, the principal''s decision will govern, assuming that the agent confers with the...

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Who can issue power of attorney for an incapacitated person?

A:  A power of attorney is a legal instrument that individuals create and sign that gives someone else the authority to make certain decisions and act for the signer. The person who has these powers is called an ''agent'' or ''attorney-in-fact.'' The signer is the ''principal.'' The principal must have mental capacity to make the power of attorney at the time of signing. A person who is unconscious cannot make a valid power of attorney. As a principal, if the principal''s decisions conflict with those of the agent, the principal''s decision will govern, assuming that the agent confers with the...

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What Is a Limited power Of attorney?

A:  Limited power of attorney occurs when one individual gives a second individual a limited right to act on his behalf. The person establishing the power of attorney is called the principal. The person vested with the power of attorney is called the agent. A principal can establish a power of attorney for a number of different purposes. For example, a general power of attorney would give the agent the unlimited right to make decisions and act on behalf of the principal. A limited power of attorney,...