“FREE” POWER OF ATTORNEY

Posted on June 29, 2019 by Hawkins Elder Law.

A “free” power of attorney is very much like free firearms, free explosives, and free hazardous chemicals. Each item may be useful when someone uses it properly, but it would be irresponsible to deliver such things to people randomly. This article explains why it is dangerous for people to sign an off-the-shelf, “free” power of […]

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Are All Powers of Attorney Created Equal?

Posted on July 26, 2016 by Hawkins Elder Law.

[See our Disclaimers page about relying on this website’s contents.] An audience member at one of our recent presentations about advance health care directives suggested that people should make powers of attorney and advance health care directives when they reach 50 years old or older. We responded that most people over 18 years of age […]

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American Lawyers – Stewards of the Rule Book

Posted on October 17, 2015 by Hawkins Elder Law.

  [See our Disclaimers page about relying on this website’s contents.] We usually write about subjects within our law practice expertise such as estates, trusts, nursing home care, and small businesses. However, last night’s opening presentation of the Steven Spielberg movie Bridge of Spies inspired us to write a few words about what it means […]

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