Can I still manage my father’s account if my father passed away after I used POA to tie his bank account to mine? 5 Answers as of January 13, 2015

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James Law Group | Christine James
No. You either need to probate his estate or do a small estate affidavit.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 1/13/2015
Law Office Of Victor Waid
Law Office Of Victor Waid | Victor Waid
Depends upon the rules of the bank; need inquire of your bank.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 1/13/2015
Law Offices of George H. Shers | George H. Shers
A Power of Attorney ends upon the death of the person granting the power. Contact the bank to see what they need for you to handle the account; they will likely require his estate to be probated.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 1/13/2015
Irsfeld, Irsfeld & Younger LLP | Norman H. Green
No. Your power of attorney expires at his death.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 1/13/2015
Law Ofices of Edwin K. Niles | Edwin K. Niles
Unclear what is meant by ?tied to.? If that means that you gave yourself authority to sign, then you should still be able to do so, even though authority to act under the P/A dies with the grantor.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 1/13/2015
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