Granting a Financial Power Of Attorney (“POA”) gives an individual (the “Agent”) the ability to manage your assets (the “Principal”) and make decisions on your behalf during your lifetime. As soon as the POA documents are signed, they are active immediately, which makes choosing someone you trust essential. In Pennsylvania, […]
Estate Planning for Same Sex Couples
Same-sex marriages are now recognized in Pennsylvania. As a result of this recent development, same-sex couples now have more opportunity within the area of estate planning. Any individual that signed documents with an estate planning attorney in Philadelphia prior to the change in legislation should revisit their wills and other […]
Is Mediation right for you?
As discussed in our other article, Mediation and Family Law: Advice from Our Lawyers in Philadelphia, mediation is a process whereby a third party facilitates a conversation between you and your spouse to aid you in reaching a resolution. Taking the court route can be an expensive endeavor, making mediation […]