The purpose if this website is to help people understand the Probate process in the State of New York, and Probate the Last Will and Testament of a deceased person without hiring a lawyer. This also includes administering the estate of someone who died intestate (without a Will).
If you are looking for a simple Last Will and Testament, and other basic documents, such as a New York Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy and Living Will, you can get them here for free.
Another purpose of this website is to provide related information about other topics related to planning your Estate, such as how taxes might effect your legacy.
If you need help completing a form, or advice on any matter concerning estate planning or probate, contact Richard Bryan Attorney, P.C. by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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A statutory power of attorney is one of the most important legal documents a person can execute during their lifetimes. Very few lawyers would dispute
IRS, New York State and City Department of Taxation, Social Security Administration, and the NY Statutory Power of Attorney
The New York Power of Attorney gives broad authority to the Agent with respect to managing the financial affairs of the Principal. But, will those
§ 5-1514. Certain gift transactions; formal requirements; statutory form. 1. If the principal intends to authorize the agent to make gifts other than gifts authorized
§ 5-1513. Statutory short form power of attorney. 1. The use of the following form in the creation of a power of attorney is lawful,
§ 5-1512. Powers of attorney executed in other jurisdictions. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 5-1501B of this title, a power of attorney executed in another
§ 5-1511. Termination or revocation of power of attorney; notice. 1. A power of attorney terminates when: (a) the principal dies; (b) the principal becomes