Drafting Powers of Attorney to Avoid Litigation

Have you ever found yourself going to a standard form Power of Attorney, after carefully constructing a customized will? You’re not alone! Many lawyers approach Powers of Attorney as an afterthought or “add-on” to the will drafting process. But so called “standard” Powers of Attorney fail to account for a wide variety of issues that can jeopardize your client’s wishes and leave them and their assets vulnerable. In this exciting new program, Family Health Law lawyer Lisa Feldstein will discuss ten things lawyers who draft Powers of Attorney should consider to avoid future problems and litigation. Using real-world examples, Lisa will walk you through a number of “unexpected” consent, end of life, privacy, and reproductive rights issues not addressed in most Powers of Attorney. Along the way, she’ll debunk common myths surrounding Powers of Attorney, and offer practical solutions to problems frequently experienced by clients, their families, attorneys, and service providers. Join us and learn how to draft Powers of Attorney that meet your client’s goals, and avoid unnecessary conflict down the road!

Live webinar with chat includes 60 day replay. This program features real-time audio of the presenter with synchronized presentation slides, and a chat feature that allows for live Q & A.