Back to School: Should your college student have a Power of Attorney?

As colleges and universities begin classes in the fall, students are leaving home and headed for campus. Sometimes that campus is right down the street, and sometimes is on the other side of the country or the other side of the world. What many students and their parents seldom think about is the value of having a “power of attorney” for their student in place when they head off to school. One of the reasons that this is often overlooked is because the child, whether legally an adult or not, is often still a dependent on the parents, whether literally or practically. Read more on