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.

Approved by the AARP, American Bar Association, and ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Section.

Enactments Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
2018 Introductions District of Columbia, Mississippi, South Dakota
Staff Liaison(s) Benjamin Orzeske