Should your power of attorney be updated?

Whether you're planning your estate or need someone to handle important financial or legal matters for you while you're away, a power of attorney is an important legal document to have. If you don't have one yet, now is a great time to get one—the laws in many states have been revised to reflect a uniform standard. If you already have a power of attorney, check if your state has revised the laws and update your power of attorney to include the current best practices.

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Lisa C. Johnson, Esq.

by Lisa C. Johnson, Esq.

Lisa Johnson is a Massachusetts attorney, freelance writer, and food blogger. Born in Boston, she currently resides i...

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Updated on: June 12, 2024 · 4 min read


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