WHAT LEGAL RESPONSIBILITIES DO NY POWER OF ATTORNEY AGENTS HAVE?

The person named in a power of attorney to act on your behalf is commonly referred to as your “agent” or “attorney-in-fact.” With a valid power of attorney, your agent can take any action permitted in the document. When an agent accepts the authority granted under a Power of Attorney, a special legal relationship is…

New York Power of Attorney Law Revised

New York Power of Attorney Law Revised A new technical amendments law, effective September 12, 2010, corrects unintended problems created by New York’s Power of Attorney (POA) law that went into effect on September 1, 2009. The major changes are: Retroactive application of the technical changes to September 1, 2009. Execution of a new power…