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Advance Health Care Directives for Planning Mental Health Care

Advance directives for mental health care are fairly new. Learn more about them, how to write one and how it is used. more...

Estate Planning FAQ's

Go to the American Bar Association's information on wills, powers of attorney and other estate planning issues. more...

Parents on Active Duty: Legal Considerations

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Power of Attorney for a Child

July 29, 2016 Notice: The Maine legislature has passed a law affecting professionals who help people complete forms to effect a Child Power of Attorney. If you work for a non-profit (501(c)(3)) organization – other than legal aid – these new rules apply to you. You have the reponsibility to do a background check on anyone who would receive the power of attorney (the agent), and any adult members of their household. You must give a copy of the res more...

The Importance of Having a Will

Maine Legal Services for the Elderly posts some useful information about wills, who needs one and how to go about drawing up a will. more...