Free New York Power of Attorney Forms

A New York power of attorney is a legal instrument through which citizens can appoint their official representatives (agents) to perform various actions and represent their interests. For example, using Minor POA, you can assign a temporary guardian to your children if you plan to be separated from them for a long time.

Download a variety of POA forms created specifically for New Yorkers. They are prepared following state laws and can be used in the same way as official forms: POA New York Statutory Short Form, Health Care Proxy Appointing Your Health Care Agent in New York State, and Form POA-1 for taxes.

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Durable power of attorney can be used to delegate your duties and responsibilities related to your financial affairs. By appointing an agent, you allow them to act on your behalf, even if you become unable to make your own decisions.

Also Known As New York DPOA
Signing Requirements Notary
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Medical power of attorney or Health Care Proxy Appointing Your Health Care Agent in New York State is recommended for those who want medical decisions to be made according to their own will and by those whom they can trust.

Also Known As Health Care POA or MPOA
Signing Requirements Two Witnesses
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General power of attorney is filled in to appoint a representative to whom you entrust your finances and property. The difference from DPOA is that this form will cease to be valid if you become incapacitated or die.

Also Known As Generic Financial POA
Signing Requirements Notary and Two Witnesses
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Limited power of attorney is your opportunity to create a special POA for your specific needs. The document will be valid only for the period you specify and relate to the actions listed in the form.

Also Known As Special POA
Signing Requirements Notary and Two Witnesses
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Child power of attorney will help parents take care of their children if a long separation is planned. You will be able to appoint a temporary guardian who will carry out your duties.

Also Known As Minor POA
Signing Requirements Notary and Two Witnesses
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Real estate power of attorney is a form that will only deal with your property and related activities. Your authorized agent will be able to manage your real property, sell, lease, rent, or perform other approved actions.

Also Known As Limited Real Estate POA
Signing Requirements Notary and Two Witnesses
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State tax power of attorney (Form POA-1) is used by those who do not want to manage their taxes and appoint a representative for this. They will be able not only to fill out your tax forms but also to represent you in the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance.

Also Known As Form POA-1
Signing Requirements Taxpayer
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Vehicle power of attorney is signed to allow your agent to buy, sell or register a vehicle, apply for a duplicate title certificate, record liens, and act for you in the state Department of Motor Vehicles.

Also Known As DMV POA
Signing Requirements Notary and Two Witnesses
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Revocation power of attorney is needed to cancel the signed POA. This can be done at any time. Simply fill out the form and provide a copy to the parties to the document.

Also Known As POA Termination Form
Signing Requirements Notary is recommended
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Published: Oct 1, 2020
Mara Erlach
Mara Erlach
Writer & Attorney
Mara has been practicing estate planning and trust law in California since 2003, taking pride in helping clients of all backgrounds and asset profiles form a complete and customized estate plan. Her specialties are: estate planning, wills and trusts, trust and probate administration.