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As soon as your father-in-law passed away, the power of attorney was no longer valid.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
Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy PLC
Jean Galloway Ball is certified in Elder Law by the National Elder Law Foundation. She is a 1977 honors graduate of the National Law Center, George Washington University, and she did her undergraduate work at the University of California at Berkeley, graduating Phi Beta Kappa in 1971. She is admitted to practice in Vir...
Hammond and Associates, LLC, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Probate
For Jeffrey Hammond, the practice of Elder Law is personal. Jeff’s many years of experience in law and in business did not prepare him for the crisis he faced in 2005 and 2006 when his father suffered a stroke and both of his parents suffered from dementia and other medical problems. At that time, Jeff began an i...
Margaret A. O'Reilly, PC
Margaret A. O’Reilly is an estate planning and elder law attorney with over thirty-five years of legal experience. Attorney O’Reilly graduated from Duke University with a degree in psychology, and received her law degree from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts. For over 15 y...