Needs new of Information, my husband signed for meDurable Power of Attorney in 2006. Currently has problems with memory, a neurologist diagnosis-dementia.I never used this power of attorney - now I found out that he gave new power of attorney to his sons Which Power of attorney is important?ListenRead phonetically
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Needs new of Information, my husband signed for me
Durable Power of Attorney in 2006. Currently has problems with memory, a neurologist diagnosis-dementia.
I never used this power of attorney - now I found out that he gave new power of attorney to his sons
Which Power of attorney is important?
-Could you explain your situation a little more?Was that diagnosis made before or after he signed the second power of attorney?
It is likely that the second power of attorney is not valid but you would have to go to Court to get that established. If the neurologist testifies that he lacks capacity because of dementia that developed after the first but prior to the second power of attorney, you can probably unglue the second power of attorney.You can get a free consultation from some of the Massachusetts attorneys listed by location athttp://lawyers.findlaw.com/lawyer/practicestate/Estate-Planning/MassachusettsI hope this information is helpful.
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