Our Thoughts

Pennsylvania law regarding powers of attorney (POAs) changed in 2015. Here are a few thoughts on using POAs and what to expect.

Kevin F. Danyi is newly certified as an Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®) designee by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC). His office is in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Fun Law Fact of the Day: An executor of a Pennsylvania estate is personally liable for handling the estate properly. This includes tax issues, no matter how complex.

Does your POA or Healthcare Power of Attorney contain a HIPAA authorization for your agent?

"He died intestate" means that he died without a will. What happens to your assets? Does the money go to the state?