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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Economic TimesNEW DELHI: The government will propose an amendment to ensure that property held via power of attorney isn't classified as benami, providing relief to such holders of real estate. The government is proposing to make changes to the Benami Transactions ... more »
La Crosse TribuneBut back to how you can protect yourself, it's called a power of attorney for health care. Every state has one. You don't need a lawyer. Just ask your doctor for one or better yet Google it yourself (search POA health care and then the name of the state. more »
ScotsmanWithout the Power of Attorney the bank would have refused to allow the husband access to her accounts, and the care home certainly wouldn't have allowed him to move her in. These institutions quite rightly insist on proof that her husband had her ... more »
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