The Paley Rothman Blog

Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our attorneys. The information in the blogs and articles is not a substitute for legal advice and should not be relied on as such. Should you have any questions or want legal advice, please contact the attorney who wrote the blog or article.

Estate & Trust Administration, Estate Planning

5 Reasons to Review and Update Your Estate Plan

The dusty, yellowing binder that holds your aging Will is sitting on your bookshelf or in a fireproof safe. Your eyes occasionally pass over it as you look for something else and you wonder “What do those documents even say?” before you move on to more pressing matters. To honor National Estate Planning Awareness Week, Paley Rothman is giving you 5 reasons to pull that dusty binder off your shelf and take a look.

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Estate Planning, Real Estate

Power Of Attorney Can Be A Helpful Document

A Power of Attorney (“POA”) is a document by which you (the “Principal”) give some other person (your “Agent”) the authority to do various things on your behalf. A POA can be a helpful document to have. There are several types; some POAs become effective at a date subsequent to the date it is executed and others are effective only for a specified period of time and/or only for certain specific purposes.

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