Is a Power of Attorney a license to steal or a helpful tool? The answer is that it can be either. A power of attorney in the wrong hands can be used to financially exploit you. You can and should read about financial exploitation.
Leaving a legacy of faith may be on the mind of many Twin Cities residents. A gift in recognition of one's spiritual or religious affiliations can provide a sense of personal fulfillment in return for the personal support a faith-based organization provides over a lifetime. For one man, though, his father's generous gift to a religious organization now appears to be more the result of undue influence than of faith rightly earned.
Golden Gophers fans throughout Minnesota certainly appreciate the value of good game day tickets, but most probably do not expect football tickets to be the fuel of a dispute over the family inheritance. Many sports organizations build provisions into their ticket licenses that expressly describe limitations on transferability or inheritability. For one diehard football family, however, ownership of perpetual season tickets appears to be the number one sticking point in a will contest that has lasted more than a decade.