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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Lima OhioSome powers of attorney are called “durable.” Durable is the legal term meaning that the power of attorney survives the incapacity of the principal. If a power of attorney is not “durable,” that power of attorney will automatically terminate once the ... more »
KCRGIn one case, a family member used power of attorney to purchase a $100,000 combine, said Carroll, the associate state director of advocacy for AARP Iowa. Carroll said he has heard of nursing home residents who are robbed by a power of attorney agent ... more »
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and HeadlinesDES MOINES — Anthony Carroll has heard the horror stories of seniors being victimized by power of attorney abuse. In one case, a family member used power of attorney to purchase a $100,000 combine, said Carroll, the associate state director of ... more »
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