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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Mondaq News Alerts (registration)Q. I am an accountant and suspect that a man my client entrusted to serve as her Durable Power of Attorney is using his authority for his own personal benefit. My client has no living family or friends. Is there anything I can do to make sure she is ... more »
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