Sweeping Changes to New York's Powers of Attorney
The Journal of Long Term Home Health Care
November 24, 2010
This article covers the new legislation, which enacted sweeping changes to New York State's statutory power of attorney. The article includes the amendments to the 2009 legislation that were effective as of September 12, 2010. It reviews the definition and scope of power of attorney, explains New York's new statutory short form, and discusses planning considerations in selecting an agent.