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Yes, if the person has full power of attorney and the person who gave it is not able to take care of their personal business.

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Q: Is someone with power of attorney responsible for paying taxes and credit card bills from period of time when the previous power of attorney misused funds had plenty of money and did not pay?
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The father is responsible for filing the return. One of the reasons someone appoints a power of attorney is to take care of such things.


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A collection attorney has many tasks that they perform. A collection attorney is responsible to contact those responsible of owing money to someone or a company, and working on how that person will pay the money. After how is worked out, the collection attorney keeps track of the payments and if any are missed, will visit or contact the person.


Who is responsible for a will if executors have died?

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What is the definition of disgruntled?

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What to do when your mother passes away and owes a lot of bills and has no estate is the power of attorney then responsible for those bills?

The power of attorney ends with the death of the grantor. Someone will open an estate in order to settle the debts.


What kind of attorney can handle a power of attorney?

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Can someone become power of attorney with out power of attorney form?

No, a power of attorney form is the only way to distinguish if a person has power of attorney rights over someone else.


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Can a person who is power of attorney and has been for a number of years deal with the persons will when they die even though someone else is named as executor?

Not legally. A power of attorney represents a living person. After their death, the will and its appointed executor are responsible.


When would someone have to pay an attorney tax?

It does not make sense that someone would have to pay an attorney tax. If someone needs the counsel of a tax attorney, that is another matter. A tax attorney handles issues around tax and the IRS.


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Can someone get power of attorney for someone that is already died?

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Can you represent someone in court if you are not an attorney?

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Can someone with Power of Attorney access funds after someone dies?

No they will not be able to access funds. A power of attorney expires on the death of the grantor.


What can you do if someone sues you?

If someone sues you, you will need to hire an attorney. An attorney can represent you in a court and make sure your best interests are served.


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Are adult children responsible for parents debt gone to collection?

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Who normally has power of attorney when someone dies and leaves a will?

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Who pays the attorney when someone dies in Alaska?

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What is it called when you authorize someone to sign for you?

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