Blog : Power of Attorney

Beneficiary vs. Power of Attorney: The Importance of Understanding Both for Same-Sex Couples

Estate Planning Estate Planning for Gay Couples Power of Attorney January 26, 2018 Author: Woody Derricks

Naming beneficiaries is an integral part of estate planning for same-sex couples. It is important to dictate who should receive what benefits, and when. Beneficiaries do not have any legal authority, though, which means that preparing a power of attorney (POA) document is also crucial – especially for partners who choose not to marry. It’s […]

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Power of Attorney and Your Investments—10 Tips

Investments Power of Attorney April 30, 2016 Author: Woody Derricks

Power of Attorney and Your Investments—10 Tips Source: FINRA, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority It’s never too early to consider how you want your financial affairs to be managed if something happens to you. One solution is to grant a power of attorney (POA) for your investments account assets to your spouse, sibling, adult child or […]

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