Brooklyn, NY asked in Family Law, Elder Law and Health Care Law for New York

Q: I dont know anyone who can sign a durable power of attorney form. We dont have living friend that could do it. What now

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Benjamin Z. Katz
Benjamin Z. Katz
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  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: If you don’t have a family member or friend, you can appoint a lawyer, financial advisor or institution as your agent. If you wish them to exercise power only in the case of your disability, you should discuss a springing POA. If you have no POA and become disabled, a court will appoint a Guardian if your condition becomes apparent.

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