Durable Power Of Attorney

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Definition: Durable Power Of Attorney


Quick Summary of Durable Power Of Attorney


A power of attorney that remains in effect if the principal becomes incapacitated. If a power of attorney is not specifically made durable, it automatically expires if the principal becomes incapacitated. See durable power of attorney for finances; durable power of attorney for healthcare.




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Definition Sources


Definitions for Durable Power Of Attorney are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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