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Provisions Relating To Disposition Of The Body

Before issuance of Letters of Administration, any person may carry out written instructions of the decedent relating to the decedent’s body and funeral and burial arrangements. The fact that cremation occurred pursuant to a written direction signed by the decedent that the body be cremated is a complete defense to a cause of action against [..]

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    CMS Revises Hospice Medications Guidance

    When Medicare beneficiaries elect the hospice benefit, they waive Medicare coverage for all care and services related to the terminal illness that are not on the hospice plan of care and provided through the hospice provider. This means that when a terminally ill beneficiary elects hospice, all of the medications needed to control the pain [..]

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      Florida Power of Attorney Rejecting Power of Attorney Improper Rejection 4 of 4

      A third person who improperly rejects a power of attorney is subject to: 1.         A court order mandating acceptance of the power of attorney; and 2.         Liability for damages, including reasonable attorney fees and costs, incurred in any action or proceeding that confirms, for the purpose tendered, the validity of the power of attorney or [..]

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        Florida Power of Attorney Rejecting Power of Attorney Banking & Investment Transactions 1 of 4

        A third person must accept or reject a power of attorney within a reasonable time. Four days, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays, are presumed to be a reasonable time for a financial institution or broker-dealer to accept or reject a power of attorney with respect to: 1.         A banking transaction, if the power of [..]

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          Florida Power of Attorney Good Faith Acceptance 2 of 5

          Without limiting what constitutes good faith, a third person does not accept a power of attorney in good faith if the third person has notice that: 1. The power of attorney is void, invalid, or terminated; or 2. The purported agent’s authority is void, invalid, suspended, or terminated. Share this page!

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