Legislative Fact Sheet - Power of Attorney

Act Power of Attorney
Origin Completed by the Uniform Law Commissioners in 2006.
Description This act provides a simple way for people to deal with their property by providing a power of attorney in case of future incapacity. While chiefly a set of default rules, the act also contains safeguards for the protection of an incapacitated principal.
Enactments Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
2015 Introductions Washington
Staff Liaison(s) Benjamin Orzeske