If you have been named the executor of a will, you may be dreading the probate process, which is particularly daunting when you are in mourning for a loved one. At Goldberg Sager and Associates, we have helped many Brooklyn clients tackle the complexities of probate.
If you are unable to make decisions for yourself, a power of attorney can be used in New York to appoint an agent to do make them for you. According to the National Caregivers Library, this legal document can be used to grant power to another person over all your decisions or just particular areas. For example, you could grant a power of attorney to someone who can only handle your medical decisions or you could grant it to someone to handle all of your affairs.