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The New Power of Attorney: What Lawyers Need to Know

The New Power of Attorney: What Lawyers Need to Know


Please note: This program is capped at 1,000 registrants. If you are unable to register for the live program, please feel free to select the On-Demand version which will be available shortly after the live event has concluded. CLICK HERE for the recorded program. 

Introduction by Scott M. Karson, Partner at Lamb & Barnosky and New York State Bar Association president.

Speaker: David Goldfarb, Managing Partner, Goldfarb Abrandt & Salzman LLP, and Past Chair of the Elder Law and Special Needs Section of NYSBA

When does it go into effect? What changes were made? Are there new witnessing requirements? Who must accept and penalties for non-acceptance? What does this means for you and your clients? Join David Goldfarb for an overview of key updates on the new power of attorney law and what lawyers need to know. During this 50 minute program you will receive an overview of key areas. Get the answers you need to effectively represent your clients.

Learn about these topics and more

  • Elimination of the exact wording requirement
  • Elimination of the Statutory Gifts Rider
  • Changes to the statutory short form
  • Changes to the construction sections of the statute
  • Requirements for acceptance by third parties
  • Penalties for unreasonable non-acceptance
  • Signing by another at the direction of a principal
  • New witnessing requirements
  • When you need to start using the new form and the status and enforceability of existing forms

This CLE Program is only $25 for any Section member, $50 for NYSBA member, $150 for non-member. Join a Section and save!

Start Date:
  • December 18, 2020
Start Time:
  • 1:00 PM
End Time:
  • 2:00 PM
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 1.0
  • Virtual Participation
  • Webinar
Product Code:
  • 0KA11
Section Member Price: $25.00
NYSBA Member Price: $50.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $150.00
Sponsoring Committee Group
  • Committee on Continuing Legal Education