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How to defend my use of Power of Attorney in Atlantic County, New Jersey?

Posted on Wed Oct 21, 2015, on Power of Attorney

From our “Ask a Question” Mailbag: Defending Against Agent Abuse of Power Allegations

Most Recently Updated July 31, 2018.

“My brother named me his agent under his Atlantic County, New Jersey, power of attorney. Now my sister claims I embezzled and stole money using that power of attorney. How do I clear my name?”

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Defending Against Agent Abuse of Power Allegations

Defending Against Agent Abuse of Power Allegations

As agent, you are permitted to retain an Atlantic County Surrogates Court Attorney to assist you in filing a Formal Accounting of all your actions as Agent. This accounting is then provided to all interested parties, who are free to either accept the terms or object. If they file objections, you are then able to address these objections in front of a judge. In the end, the judge then rules on the evidence presented. If you have done nothing wrong, you are given a release of liability by the judge.

Your sister is making serious claims against you. It is in your best interests to use the courts to your advantage and obtain a release.

Further Estate Litigation Questions?

Defending Against Agent Abuse of Power Allegations is only one of many Estate Litigation issues our firm addresses. Consequently, if you want to learn more, please read my more detailed article, Trust and Estate Litigation All You Need to Know.

In Conclusion: Defending Against Agent Abuse of Power Allegations

I hope that this article was helpful in explaining how to defend against agent abuse of power allegations. Further, I included links to even more detailed information on my website. Therefore, please contact me and let me know how I did. Certainly, your comments and questions are welcome!

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