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Florida Durable Power of Attorney for Property: New law terminates spouse’s powers when dissolution of marriage is pending
August 13, 2012

There have been changes to Florida Statute 709.2109 governing the Durable Power of Attorney. Under the new law, in the event of divorce or annulment, or when an action is filed for divorce or legal separation, your spouse loses the…

Summitt steps down less than a year after Alzheimer’s diagnosis
April 20, 2012

Pat Summitt, 59, the celebrated coach of the University of Tennessee women’s basketball team, resigned her post this week, less than a year after being diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s Disease tends to progress more quickly in younger patients…