If you take no action in advance, the state could be petitioned to appoint a guardian to act on your behalf If a guardianship hearing is convened, you would have no control over the choice of guardian. Learn more about durable power of Attorney in New York in this presentation.
Mark S. Eghrari is an attorney in private practice in Smithtown, New York. He has been in practice since 1988. Mark S. Eghrari provides extensive estate and tax planning services to individuals and businesses. Mr. Eghrari’s primary focus is helping clients avoid probate, minimize or eliminate Federal and State Estate taxes and protect their assets from the high cost of nursing care, if they become ill.