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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The Catholic Register“Everybody should have a Power of Attorney for property who has assets, whether large or small assets,” said Toronto lawyer Stephen Ponesse. Ponesse guesses that the number of Canadians who have no Power of Attorney arrangements in place would be ... more »
TheChronicleHerald.caBefore you turn the page and find something easier to read, I hope you will consider the value of naming someone to act on your behalf, or in legal terms, assigning power of attorney (POA). A POA essentially states that an individual gives permission ... more »
Grays Harbor Daily WorldFirst, the obligatory primer: A “power of attorney” is a legal document that allows you to grant the authority to do something on your behalf to someone else. An example would be that you could grant your brother-in-law the authority to sell your 1968 ... more »
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