For those in the Kent area who are in need of setting up a guardianship for a vulnerable child or an incapacitated individual, the process may feel overwhelming. Guardians are important in caring for a loved one who can't take care of themselves. But there are many issues with guardians taking advantage of the people they are supposed to be caring for.
With all the recent media coverage surrounding end of life and other important legal decisions the term "power of attorney" has frequently come up. But what does power of attorney mean?
Many Washington families have gone through the painful experience of arguing over how to take care of an ailing relative. These arguments can tear a family apart, and they can leave an incapacitated individual without proper care. Recent disputes within the family of radio host Casey Kasem have helped highlight the dangers of these arguments.