Is a Power of Attorney Still Valid After the Principal Passes Away?
- May 19th, 2015
As soon as your father-in-law passed away, the power of attorney was no longer valid. If your husband doesn’t have a power of attorney for his mother, you may need to pursue a guardianship in order to get access to her account. For information on guardianships, click here. We strongly recommend you consult with an elder law attorney to find out your options. Here is a directory of attorneys: http://www.elderlawanswers.com/elder-law-attorneys.
For more information about powers of attorney, click here.
Local Elder Law Attorneys in Ashburn, VA
Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers
Mindy Felinton concentrates in the areas of Medicaid planning, Veterans' Benefits, asset protection, nursing home planning, elder law, wills, estate planning, trusts, living wills, powers of attorney, probate administration and trust administration and began her legal career 30 years ago as an Assistant State Attorney...
Law Offices of John L. Laster
John Laster is a lawyer licensed to practice in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. He limits his practice to wealth transfer planning, trusts, wills, powers of attorney, health care decision-making issues, estate administration and related tax, elder law and disability concerns. Listed in The Best Lawyers...
Landsman Law Group
Ron M. Landsman has been practicing elder law since 1983, before it was known as elder law, originally with Landsman and Laster, Washington, D.C., then Landsman, Eakes and Laster, also in Arlington, VA, and since 1990 in his own practice in Montgomery County, Maryland. He has been among the most active members of the...