Statutory Power Of Attorney Law and Legal Definition

A statutory power of attorney is a power of attorney that copies the language in a state statute. The provisions of the Statutory Power of Attorney are provided by the laws of the particular state. It also includes an example of a form that may be used. For example, a durable power of attorney may also be a statutory power of attorney if it copies the language in the state durable power of attorney statute. State laws vary, but the states that have adopted a statutory form of power of attorney typically allow for other language to be used as long as it complies with the state law.

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