Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in New York

Can a power of attorney carry out duties of a deceased person if they are only co-executor

Asked on 4/05/11, 1:45 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Michael Green Law Offices of Michael B. Green, Esq.

A power of attorney ends the moment the person who granted it dies.

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Answered on 4/05/11, 1:48 pm
Rudolf Karvay Berkman, Henoch, Peterson, Peddy & Fenchel, P.C.

The power of attorney becomes void when upon death. Only a court appointed executor or administrator may attended to the estate of a deceased person.

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Answered on 4/06/11, 5:19 am


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