Legal definition of capacity
Power Of Attorney Legal Terminology

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'Capacity' means ability to comprehend the nature and consequences of the act of executing and granting, revoking, amending or modifying a power of attorney, any provision in a power of attorney, or the authority of any person to act as agent under a power of attorney.
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The Daily GazetteBut those who have ever had to deal with a relative over the state's complex and often-confusing system for determining power of attorney might not find the issue such a snoozer — especially when banks and other financial institutions refuse to honor ... more »
Monadnock Ledger TranscriptJames Folley and Karen Folley of Bennington were indicted on April 19 at the Superior Court in Manchester in connection with theft and financial exploitation of an elderly woman whom James Folley had power of attorney over over the course of several ... more »
The AustralianIt is likely my father will be entering into an aged care facility in the next 12 months. He does not have an enduring power of attorney in place, and he has been diagnosed with early stage dementia. We live near each other in Sydney. If he is ... more »
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