Power of attorney accounting actions are among the most common types of litigation in our practice. Effective January 1, 2018, New Hampshire adopted a new statute that made some significant changes and refinements to the law. Here is a recent article in the “Know the Law” series of the Union Leader that discusses the new law.
In our cases, demands and actions for accountings by attorneys-in-fact under powers of attorney are a common feature. We have updated the Pleadings Bank to include a draft POA accounting and litigation hold demand which you can access at this link.
In the wrong hands, a power of attorney is a license to steal. It is usually released to a child when dad or mom is impaired and unable to manage his or her affairs. The POA typically grants carte blanche control of the parent’s finances and is a ripe invitation for abuse. Indeed, almost every […]