Denis Clifford, Estate Planning Attorney



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What can my sister do legally to challenge my decision as Power of Attorney? — Sep 18, 2013
You want to know what your sister can legally do to attack you regarding the power of attorney you have from your mother. My answer is that your sister can do very little, ...
I just found out Dad, who has dementia, hasn't filed for taxes in over 10 years! What next? — Apr 03, 2013
Legally, you are what is called your father's "agent" or "attorney in fact" under his DPA. As his agent, you are NOT responsible to any of his debts, including tax obligati...
Father wants to deed his second home to my brother and I. Are we liable for a gift tax? — Feb 18, 2013
If your father gives you (and your brother) a home he owns while he is alive, you are not liable for gift tax. It is the GIVER, not the receiver, who can be liable for gift...
Which document takes precedence: power of attorney or living will? — Nov 26, 2012
You state that you have two documents that are in contradiction regarding end of life and life-sustaining treatment. While you don't state what these documents are called, ...