Wake Forest, NC asked in Real Estate Law, Elder Law, Estate Planning and Probate for New York

Q: Daughter has POA for mom, brother has letter of administration for same property. How do we sell home in NYC?

If we do find a buyer, are 2 different checks cut...one in my decease dad’s name and one in my living mother’s name? Please reply only if you are familiar with NY state laws. My POA is for my mom who is still living. The letter of administration is for my deceased father.

1 Lawyer Answer
Vincent Gallo
Vincent Gallo
  • Staten Island, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: A power of attorney ceases to have any effect upon the death of the person granting the power of attorney.

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