This is mocked-up version of the new Power of Attorney, as it is laid out in the new law.
I know that the reasoning behind many of the expansive changes is to protect our elderly community from being taken advantage of by unscrupulous agents. However, I'm not sure that the new Power of Attorney is any more understandable than the old.
-Authored by Elizabeth Randisi, a Rochester, New York attorney associated with the law firm WeinsteinMurphy. Her practice focuses on Trusts and Estates and elder law.