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Can Powers of Attorney Sign a Will?

Power of attorney is given to someone you name in a legal document, such as your will, and they handle pertinent legal and even medical actions on your behalf. There are some responsibilities a power of attorney can perform, but there are common misconceptions about other actions that a power of attorney cannot carry out. If you’re curious about powers of attorney in St. Petersburg and how it can affect your wishes, keep reading. What is a Power of Attorney and What Can They Do? The power of attorney allows [...]

Three Things to Discuss with a Healthcare Surrogate Attorney

No one wants to dwell on the negative, but it is responsible and wise to prepare for whatever may happen in life. This includes end of life care and who will make medical decisions for you if you should reach a state where you are unable to do so yourself. Many adults in St. Petersburg utilize a healthcare surrogate attorney to name someone who will make health care decisions for them if they were to become incapacitated. Before meeting with your lawyer, keep these things in mind for your consultation. [...]

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