What A Durable Power Of Attorney For Health And Finances Is

A power of attorney (POA) is a legal document in which you give someone the power to act in your place if you become mentally or physically incapacitated. This person is legally allowed to handle important matters (e.g., managing your investments, paying your bills, directing your medical care) for you when you can’t do so yourself. To cover all of your important issues, you’ll need to create a POA for health care issues and another one for your finances. What is a Durable Medical Power Read More +

How Hospice Failed My Mother

This is a hard blog post to write not only because Hospice is such a revered organization, but also because most of my posts are about current law, my legal practice or other interesting topics that aren’t so very personal.  This is about as personal as it gets. My mother died on Father’s Day of 2015. It was June 21st to be specific.  It’s taken me almost one year to write this without anger. I started writing this a number of times and got “in Read More +