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Contesting a Power of Attorney in New York

Power of Attorney Disputes

If you are contesting a power of attorney in New York, it is wise to seek the counsel of an experienced lawyer. Similar to will contests, contesting a power of attorney can become a complicated matter. Our firm can guide you through the process.

At Krim & Krim, PC, we keep up to date on all changes to the powers of attorney forms. These forms are in constant flux and have changed several times in recent years. The proper form must be followed to exacting standards. Statutes even determine the font size to be used when completing the document. Most often, contests are based on the proper form and proper execution. The form must be signed properly, documented, witnessed and acknowledged to be effectual. We understand that mistakes happen, and we can help rectify them.

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There are several documents that can be crafted to give someone the opportunity to make decisions for you if you become incapacitated, including:

  • General power of attorney
  • Springing power of attorney
  • Living will
  • Health care proxy

These documents serve to ensure your wishes are followed as far as medical treatment is concerned. Our firm can explain the differences and benefits of each one in greater detail.

Preventing Disputes in the Future

If you have questions or concerns about your power of attorney documents or are in the process of drafting new documents, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with a lawyer at our office. We stay informed about any changes in legislation or paperwork related to estate planning, and we are confident in our ability to guide you through the process. The best way to prevent disputes in the future is by drafting accurate and effective documents in the present.

Contact Our Manhattan Estate Litigation Firm

If you have questions regarding contested powers of attorney, contact Krim & Krim, PC. Call us at 212-827-0341 or complete the contact form on this website to schedule a free initial consultation.

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