Practice Area: Trusts & Estates Law
A bill advanced by the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) and signed into law by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will protect consumers who want a trusted individual to handle their legal affairs should they become incapacitated and need to execute a power of attorney form.
Topic: Confidentiality of Information; Conduct before a Tribunal; Withdrawal
Topic: Attorney Trust Accounts; Deposit of Estate Funds in Attorney Trust Accounts
View this complimentary presentation sponsored by the Elder Law and Special Needs Section & Trusts and Estates Law Section of NYSBA. COVID-19: Execution of Estate Planning Documents: Perspectives and Thoughts on How this Will Affect Our Practice Speakers: Jill Beier, Esq., Beier PLLC, Lake Placid, NY Deborah Kearns, Esq., Chief Clerk, Albany County Surrogates … Continued
The days of an individual signing their power of attorney form with an attorney and two witnesses sitting close by at the same table are over — at least for now. In the last two weeks, it has been common for estate planners to execute power of attorney forms on the hood of a car … Continued
Proposal to Harmonize NYS Debtor Protections for Savings and Retirement Benefits