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Litigating Claims Under Virginia's Uniform Power of Attorney Act

1h 30m

Created on December 22, 2020

Beginner

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$99

Overview

As Uncle Ben told Peter Parker, "with great power comes great responsibility."  Such is the case when someone is entrusted with authority to act as power of attorney on behalf of another person (the principal). In Virginia, attorneys need to know how to navigate Virginia's Uniform Power of Attorney Act and what to do if problems arise that require turning to the Courts for help. This course is meant to help attorneys understand Virginia's Uniform Power of Attorney Act and the litigation of claims under the Act so they can effectively and competently assist their clients. This program will introduce and help attorneys evaluate available claims under Virginia's Uniform Power of Attorney Act, including those related to the validity of powers of attorney, obtaining information, and disclosure of the agent's conduct and claims that can be brought against an agent when they fall short of their duties. This program will benefit any attorney working with the UPOA.



Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the basic aspects of Virginia's Uniform Power of Attorney Act
  2. Identify available claims related to the validity of powers of attorney
  3. Obtain information and disclosure of conduct from an agent acting under a power of attorney
  4. Bring claims against an agent when he or she fails to act appropriately
  5. Avoid pitfalls in the litigation of claims under Virginia's Uniform Power of Attorney Act

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