Durable Power of Attorney

Experienced Buffalo Estate Planning Lawyer Thomas F. Hewner explains what you need to know about a durable power of attorney. Watch this educational video to learn more. If you have questions about a durable power of attorney, please contact us to schedule a consultation. We welcome the opportunity to assist you in all of your estate planning needs. 

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  • The term, durable power of attorney simply means that its authority continues in effect, even if the giver becomes incapacitated, but lapses if the person dies.
  • Durable powers of attorney are used almost exclusively, with the exception of those granted for a single purpose, such as when a husband who may be out of town when a home purchase closes grants signatory power to his wife so that she can sign the documents on his behalf.

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If you have questions about a durable power of attorney, contact our experienced Buffalo estate planning attorneys today. The dedicated attorneys at the law firm of Cole, Sorrentino, Hurley, Hewner & Gambino has been providing sound legal advice and representation in a variety wills, trusts, and estate matters for more than 45 years. Let our experience work for you.

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