Daily Archives: March 29, 2012 - 2 results

Posted 5 years ago in Estate Planning by Jeremy Bromwell  
5 Common Mistakes When Making a Power of Attorney Document

  When you create a power of attorney document, you’re authorizing someone else—known as your attorney-in-fact—to handle certain legal, financial and business transactions on your behalf. The power of attorney document comes in a few varieties: A limited power of attorney contains restrictions. For example, your attorney-in-fact may be limited to handling just certain responsibilities or may only be authorized to act on your behalf during a specific period of time. In contrast, a general power of attorney gives your …

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Posted 5 years ago in Landmark Court Cases by Aaron Kase  
Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Health Care Law

The Supreme Court heard arguments this week about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, in preparation for a ruling on whether aspects of the massive health care overhaul are allowable under the Constitution. The main issue in front of the court is the health care law’s individual mandate, which would require all Americans to carry health insurance by 2014 or pay a penalty. However, several other matters are also at stake, including whether striking the mandate would …

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