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2021 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

POWER OF ATTORNEY

See also ATTORNEYS

Accountants, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Accounting and bookkeeping

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.21

Petition for judicial relief, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.26

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.05, 2021 523.21, 2021 523.24

Reimbursements, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.21, 2021 523.23

Statutory short form power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.23

Acknowledgments of, notaries public, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.01

Actual notice of revocation, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.11

Adverse claims, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Affidavits

Attorney-in-fact, for military members, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.16

Authorization, valid execution, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.01, 2021 523.04

False affidavits, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.22

Improper execution, liability for, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.22

Nonrevocation, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.11

Proof of authority, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.16

Real property transactions, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.17

Recording of, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.05

Alter ego of principal, authority, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Appointment

Spouses, real property owned separately, Minn. Statutes 2021 507.02

Workers' compensation self-insurance, surety bonds, execution, Minn. Statutes 2021 79A.15

Armed forces members

Alternative short form for, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.231

Deploying parents, Minn. Statutes 2021 518E.204, 2021 518E.205

Attorneys, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Attorneys-in-fact

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2021 302A.447, 2021 302A.521

Income tax returns, dependent care credit, right to claim, Minn. Statutes 2021 290.067

Limited partnerships, Minn. Statutes 2021 321.0204

Authority

Common law powers, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.02

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.02, 2021 523.07, 2021 523.08

Foreign powers, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.21, 2021 523.23

Nondurable powers, termination, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.09

Preexisting powers, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.02

Authorization, affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.01, 2021 523.04

Bad faith, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.21

Banking transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Beneficiary transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Benefits from military service, authority, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Bond, share, and commodity transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Business operating transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Certification of power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.06

Certified copies, effect, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.06

City clerks, duties, fees, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.39

Claims, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Commodity transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Common law powers, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.02

Conciliation courts, appearance, Minn. Statutes 2021 491A.02

Conservators of protected persons, Minn. Statutes 2021 524.5-417

Consumer credit sales, contract restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2021 325G.16

Contracts and agreements

General authority, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Husband and wife, contracts between, Minn. Statutes 2021 519.06

Conveyances

Real property, exception, Minn. Statutes 2021 507.01

Recording, prerequisites, Minn. Statutes 2021 507.24

Definitions

Attorney-in-fact duties, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.21

Custodial trusts, Minn. Statutes 2021 529.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.03

Missing persons, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.10

Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, Minn. Statutes 2021 521A.02

Digital assets

Applicability, Minn. Statutes 2021 521A.03, 2021 521A.17

Disclosure

Electronic communications, Minn. Statutes 2021 521A.09

Other assets, Minn. Statutes 2021 521A.10

Procedure, Minn. Statutes 2021 521A.06

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2021 521A.15

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2021 521A.16

Terms of service agreements, Minn. Statutes 2021 521A.05

User directions, Minn. Statutes 2021 521A.04

Durable powers

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.02, 2021 523.07

Termination of durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.08

Election documents, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2021 204C.02

Expert witnesses, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Expiration dates, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.075

Family maintenance

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Health care power of attorney, see under HEALTH CARE

Fees, city clerks, filing, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.39

Fiduciary transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Foreign powers, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.02

Forms

Affidavits, real property transactions, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.17

Statutory short form power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.23

Fraudulent acts, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.01 to 2021 523.24

Gift transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Guardians and conservators

Powers, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.12, 2021 523.13

Revocation of power by, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.11

Health care power of attorney, see under HEALTH CARE

Holder of the beneficiary's power of attorney, defined, Minn. Statutes 2021 529.01

Home and community-based services licensees, prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2021 245D.06

Home care providers, prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2021 144A.479

Incapacities

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.03

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.02, 2021 523.07, 2021 523.08

Incompetence, durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.02, 2021 523.07, 2021 523.08

Insurance premium finance agreements, Minn. Statutes 2021 59A.11

Insurance transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Land registration, documents creating or revoking, registration, Minn. Statutes 2021 508.72, 2021 508A.72

Lawsuits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Liability

Affidavits improperly executed, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.22

Digital assets, Minn. Statutes 2021 521A.16

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.21

Multiple attorneys-in-fact, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.15

Parties refusing authority granted by power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.20

Signatures improperly executed, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.22

Successors, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.14

Third parties, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.19

Treble damages, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.22

Limited partnerships, required information, Minn. Statutes 2021 321.0111

Military service benefits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Missing persons, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.10

Mortgage foreclosure sales, defects, validity of sale, Minn. Statutes 2021 582.25

Mortgage foreclosures, attorneys, Minn. Statutes 2021 580.05

Multiparty accounts, Minn. Statutes 2021 524.6-213

Multiple attorneys-in-fact

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.13

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.15

Negligence, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.22

Nondurable powers, termination of, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.09

Nonprofit corporations

Attorney-in-fact status, evidence, Minn. Statutes 2021 317A.455

Proxies, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2021 317A.453

Personal property transactions, tangible transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Powers, see Authority under this topic

Preexisting powers, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.02

Principals

Alter ego, authority of power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Binding power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.12

Financial interests, record keeping, duties, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Liability, see same under this topic

Petition for accounting, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.26

Real property transactions

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.17

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Forms, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.17

Real property owned separately by spouses, Minn. Statutes 2021 507.02

Revocation of power, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.11

Transfer on death deeds, multiple joint tenant grantors, Minn. Statutes 2021 507.071

Reciprocals or interinsurance exchanges, filing, Minn. Statutes 2021 71A.02

Records and record keeping

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.05, 2021 523.21, 2021 523.24

Regulated lenders, Minn. Statutes 2021 56.12

Reimbursements, expenditures made on behalf of principals, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.21, 2021 523.23

Reports given

Bond, share, and commodity transactions, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Retail sales installment contracts, motor vehicle sales, provisions invalid, Minn. Statutes 2021 53C.08

Revocation of powers, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.11

Share transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Signatures

Liability for improper execution, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.22

Nontermination, proof, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.18

Statutory short form power of attorney

Effective date, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.23

Language conferring general authority, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.02, 2021 523.23

Successors, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.131, 2021 523.14

Stock transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Successors

Armed forces members, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.231

Nonliability for acts of predecessors, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.14

Qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.131

Tangible personal property transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Taxes

Filing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Inspection, rights, Minn. Statutes 2021 270B.03

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Taxpayers' rights advocates, Minn. Statutes 2021 270A.11

Teachers Retirement Association, annuities or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2021 354.10

Termination of powers

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.08

Nondurable powers, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.09

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.11

Third parties, nonliability, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.19

Treble damages, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.22

Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, Minn. Statutes 2021 521A.01 to 2021 521A.19

Veterans benefits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24

Vouchers, benefits from military service, Minn. Statutes 2021 523.24