Legal definition of capacity
Power Of Attorney Legal Terminology


'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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Brechin AdvertiserMany people are unaware that if they become ill or injured and are unable to make decisions for themselves, no one else can do this on their behalf unless they have been given Power of Attorney. You can grant power of attorney to anyone over 16 - a ... more »
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Nebraska Radio NetworkAARP is reaching out to Nebraskans of all ages to explain the importance of having what's known as “power of attorney,” or someone to handle your financial matters when you are unable. Josephine Gittler, a legal scholar and a spokeswoman for the ... more »
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