I am an agent under my mom's power of attorney. Do I have the power to gift money in her place?Read more
Not technically. The durable power of attorney law says nothing about the qualifications of the person appointed (called the "agent" or the "attorney in fact"). On the other hand, the grantor of a power of attorney will want to be sure her agent is financially responsible.
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Medicaid Rules, etc