POA

Originally published @allaboutestates.ca My fellow bloggers and I write frequently about Powers of Attorney, however my concerns are often focused on the lack of planning when it comes to making Powers of Attorney for both Personal Care and Property. More specifically, although I do not have any statistical data, my subject matter experience tells me […]

Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca I had the pleasure of recently attending the B’nai Brith Canada Estates and Trusts Group annual seminar, titled Power of Attorney Disputes. It was a wonderful opportunity to watch some of Ontario’s finest estate lawyers play different roles (feuding siblings and mediator) as well as hear their professional perspective on various aspects […]

Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca on January 21, 2016: I am currently working with two wonderful sisters who are in their 90’s. Neither ever married, neither had children and all other family has pre-deceased them. These ladies have been completely independent, living on their own in a rented apartment, where they have lived since the building was […]

Originally published @allaboutestates.ca on January 14, 2016: Financial elder abuse is not a new topic, however sometimes I wonder how does it start? Heather Hogan  recently blogged about this topic in response to a New York Times article “Financial Abuse of the Elderly: Sometimes Unnoticed, Always Predatory”. In my day to day work, it is […]

A Holiday Jingle

by Audrey Miller on December 17, 2014

in Articles & Blogs by Audrey, Elder Care

A little holiday jingle ….. with new stanzas added. T’was the fight before Christmas, when all families know, It’s better to forgive than tell them to F. O., Mom probably liked you better, if memory serves, So while I am a P.O.A., she will get what she deserves. Come on siblings and get off your […]

Originally posted in allaboutestates.ca on October 22, 2013 I had the pleasure of attending an excellent presentation on The Other Side of the Coin: Personal Care and the Estate Lawyer. A number of esteemed lawyers presented on some of the challenges they experience and recent court decisions on power of attorney related matters. While it […]

Originally published at allaboutestates.ca Holidays and families. A little jingle to get you going, with a new 2012 stanza added. T’ Was the fight after Christmas, when all families know, It’s better to forgive than tell them to F. O., Mom probably liked you better, if memory serves, So while I am a P.O.A., she […]