POA Faces 25 Years After Appellate Courts Deny Argument that Transfers to POA Were for Medicaid Planning Purposes
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A Texas appellate court upheld the conviction of a POA agent under a power of attorney who transferred funds to himself. The POA contended that he did this to qualify his former grandmother-in-law for Medicaid. In the earlier court trial before a jury, the POA was sentenced to 25 years in prison. Natho v. State (Tex. Ct.