What rights do I have if mother dies before me and sister has a power of attorney? 2 Answers as of August 08, 2016

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The Stutes Law Group, LLC | Ronald E. Stutes
A power of attorney is valid only when the granter of the power of attorney is alive. Upon a person's death, the decedent's last will and testament controls. If the person did not leave a will, the state's laws of intestacy pertain.
Answer Applies to: Louisiana
Replied: 8/8/2016
Attorney At Law | James G. Maguire
The power of attorney terminates at death.
Answer Applies to: Louisiana
Replied: 8/8/2016
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