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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Lexology (registration)The Bill proposes to clarify that a person can confine an attorney's powers to financial matters only, personal matters only or to particular matters of a personal or financial nature specified in the Enduring Power of Attorney document. This proposed ... more »
Scottish Legal NewsIn 2015, there was a near 35 per cent rise in the number of under 65s registering a power of attorney compared with 2014, with dramatic rises in the number of over 50s and over 40s putting in place the assurance that a trusted person looks after their ... more »
New Jersey 101.5 FM RadioQ. Who should we contact when the bank will not accept the general power of attorney because the document names two siblings listed and the wording states “and” but the bank wants it to say “or.” Our father is in the hospital from a bad stroke he is ... more »
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