My father-in-law passed away unexpectedly, and my mother-in-law has dementia and is in a nursing home. My husband has a du...Read more
It's wise to execute a DPOA in the new state, for practical reasons more than legal ones. The idea is to have a document that banks and other institutions in that state are familiar with and that will be accepted. Institutions are familiar with the forms in that state, and some states have their own statutory forms. It's better to do a new POA than to risk having one from another state not accepted because it looks unfamiliar or doesn't contain the customary wording.
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Local Elder Law Attorneys in Ashburn, VA
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 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...