life events that make you update yourestate plan documents

5 Everyday Events That Affect Your Estate Plan

Once you execute your estate plan documents, it is important to set up reminders to review these documents periodically. There are many life changes that can affect the decisions you’ve made regarding your estate plan and the people you’ve named in it. 1. The Law Changes When you executed your estate plan, you may have…

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power of attorney in Connecticut

Power of Attorney In Connecticut – Basic Rules

Let’s talk about the power of attorney form and what it means in Connecticut!  When it comes to legal matters, every state has its own rules and regulations and even names for the same documents. They may even have the same name but mean something else, depending on which state you are in. So it…

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power of attorney vs conservatorship

Power of Attorney Vs. Conservator – A True Story!

Continuing our series about conservatorship guidelines in Connecticut, it’s important to touch base on whether you have any control over who the court appoints as your conservator and will it take into consideration your power of attorney agent. So after a brief hiatus to stay safe during the pandemic, FALSE FACTS FRIDAY is back! This…

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conservatorship in Connecticut

Conservatorship In Connecticut – Basic Guidelines

What Is a Conservatorship? Conservatorship in Connecticut means that the Court appoints a person or organization to manage the life of another adult. There are Voluntary and Involuntary conservatorships. We will discuss Voluntary Conservatorships in a subsequent article. This article discusses Involuntary Conservatorship. In an Involuntary Conservatorship, the adult being conserved has to be deemed…

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power of attorney every 18 year old must sign

Critical Legal Documents Every 18 year old Must Sign

Why Does a College Student Need a Power of Attorney? Legally speaking, when your child reaches the age of majority (18), parents do not have the right to review the child’s medical records or make decisions for their child’s health care. Sounds crazy right? But that is in fact the law. The medical and financial…

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power of attorney types

What Are The 5 Main Power of Attorney Types?

What Is Power of Attorney? Power of attorney, or POA, allows a person of your choosing to manage your financial or medical affairs if you are unable to do so. without a POA in place, If you become incapacitated, the court will have to appoint a guardian or conservator, which takes time and money. The…

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