Q: My parents have a revocable trust with a former friend being having the power of attorney.
or myself what do we need to do to make that change and they also need to remove my brother from their will who has passed away?
A: Your parents will need to revoke their prior power of attorney and prepare a new one. As for the will, depending on how it is drafted, it may or may not need to be revised. For example, the will may say that your deceased brother's inheritance will pass to his heirs (most likely his children). If that is what your parents want, then the will should be fine. Of course I haven't seen the will, so this is just a hypothetical. Many attorneys will sit down with your parents to review the old will and discuss these issues for an hourly fee. Best of luck to you.
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