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Wills and powers of attorney: can I mark changes on original document?

Monday, January 29th 2018 10:13 am
Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC
I have a will and a general durable power of attorney and want to change the second named personal representative in those documents (my spouse is named as the first). Can I just line out the...

New Power of Attorney rules take effect Sept. 1, 2010

Wednesday, February 25th 2015 7:01 am
Johns, Flaherty & Collins
A new law in Wisconsin clarifies rules governing durable powers of attorney for finances, also known as a “POA.”
“In the past, some banks and other financial institutions had their own forms they wanted you to use even if you prepared a document with an attorney,” said attorney Greg Bonney....

At times, guardianship may be needed

Tuesday, March 31st 2015 8:55 pm
Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC, Attorneys in La Crosse WI
Even with financial and healthcare powers of attorney, there may be times when a court-ordered guardianship is needed for individuals unable to make decisions for themselves.
“A power of attorney does not have to be court-ordered. Power of attorney documents can be executed without court involvement and financial powers of attorney may be activated by the individual...