A parent is under no obligation to tell who they have appointed or why. This can lead to the other sibling feeling slighted or resentful. There are some things that are beyond the reach of a Power of Attorney such as the Agent can’t bar the sibling from seeing their parent and it terminates at death so the Agent has no power over the Principal’s estate as this is left to the personal representative or executor.
Handling Sibling Disputes over Power of Attorney
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