Alternatives to Guardianship NYC

Alternatives to Guardianship NYC

What are the Alternatives to Guardianship?  Guardianship is an arrangement whereby a Court appoints someone to help manage an individual’s healthcare and financial affairs when they are no longer able to do so on their own. Typically people who require guardians are...
File for Adult Guardianship NYC

File for Adult Guardianship NYC

When to File for Adult Guardianship in NYC Often times we find ourselves wondering whether the time is right to file for adult guardianship in NYC. The below sets forth a few instances that should raise red flags and should get you thinking about filing.  Please...
Resign as Executor of NYC Estate

Resign as Executor of NYC Estate

Resign as Executor of NYC Estate In New York, individuals nominated in a Will may become Executors of the decedent’s estate. (Individuals designated on consent are called Administrators, cta.) Being an Executor is a voluntary role and the nominated executor may refuse...
Changes to the Power of Attorney in NY

Changes to the Power of Attorney in NY

Changes to the Power of Attorney in New York State On December 15, 2020, Governor Cuomo enacted a law which made sweeping changes to the Power of Attorney Statute in New York State. The law will be effective 180 days after signing (approximately June 2021), and...