Why Do I Need a Power of Attorney?

There is one thing I always tell clients about their estate planning – it is nice to have a Will but it is essential to have a Power of Attorney.

There is one thing I always tell clients about their estate planning – it is nice to have a Will but it is essential to have a Power of Attorney. While I do not advocate not having a Will, in many cases not having one really does change much for our clients. Most married clients have everything in joint names and their spouse is the beneficiary of their life insurance and IRAs. For single individuals interstate law often serves as a decent Will substitute.

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mm About Leonard L. Shober

Leonard L. Shober has focused a quarter century on representing clients in their estates and tax matters. He began his legal career in an estate planning practice. However, his interest in taxes and estate planning led him to pursue a Master of Laws (LLM) from Temple which he completed in 1994. Len continued his estate and tax practice which ultimately led to a focus on the needs of the elderly and disabled. At Shober & Rock, Len focuses on elder law, tax and estate planning and estate and trust administration.

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