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2012 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

POWER OF ATTORNEY

See also ATTORNEYS

Accountants, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Accounting and bookkeeping

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.21

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.05, 2012 523.21, 2012 523.24

Reimbursements, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.21, 2012 523.23

Statutory short form power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.23

Acknowledgments of, notaries public, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.01

Actual notice of revocation, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.11

Adverse claims, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Affidavits

Attorney-in-fact, for military members, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.16

Authorization, valid execution, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.01, 2012 523.04

False affidavits, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.22

Improper execution, liability for, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.22

Nonrevocation, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.11

Proof of authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.16

Real property transactions, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.17

Recording of, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.05

Alter ego of principal, authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Appointment

Spouses, real property owned separately, Minn. Statutes 2012 507.02

Workers' compensation self-insurance, surety bonds, execution, Minn. Statutes 2012 79A.15

Armed forces members, alternative short form for, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.231

Attorneys, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Attorneys-in-fact

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2012 302A.447, 2012 302A.521

Income tax returns, dependent care credit, right to claim, Minn. Statutes 2012 290.067

Limited partnerships, Minn. Statutes 2012 321.0204

Authority

Common law powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.02

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.02, 2012 523.07, 2012 523.08

Foreign powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.21, 2012 523.23

Nondurable powers, termination, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.09

Preexisting powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.02

Authorization, affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.01, 2012 523.04

Bad faith, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.21

Banking transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Beneficiary transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Benefits from military service, authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Bond, share, and commodity transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Business operating transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Certification of power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.06

Certified copies, effect, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.06

City clerks, duties, fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.39

Claims, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Commodity transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Common law powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.02

Conciliation courts, appearance, Minn. Statutes 2012 491A.02

Conservators of protected persons, Minn. Statutes 2012 524.5-417

Consumer credit sales, contract restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2012 325G.16

Contracts and agreements

General authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Husband and wife, contracts between, Minn. Statutes 2012 519.06

Conveyances

Real property, exception, Minn. Statutes 2012 507.01

Recording, prerequisites, Minn. Statutes 2012 507.24

Definitions

Attorney-in-fact duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.21

Custodial trusts, Minn. Statutes 2012 529.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.03

Missing persons, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.10

Durable powers

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.02, 2012 523.07

Termination of durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.08

Election documents, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.02

Expert witnesses, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Expiration dates, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.075

Family maintenance

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Health care power of attorney, see under HEALTH CARE

Fees, city clerks, filing, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.39

Fiduciary transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Foreign powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.02

Forms

Affidavits, real property transactions, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.17

Statutory short form power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.23

Fraudulent acts, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.01 to 2012 523.24

Gift transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Guardians and conservators

Powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.12, 2012 523.13

Revocation of power by, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.11

Health care power of attorney, see under HEALTH CARE

Holder of the beneficiary's power of attorney, defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 529.01

Home and community-based services licensees, prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2012 245D.06

Incapacities

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.03

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.02, 2012 523.07, 2012 523.08

Incompetence, durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.02, 2012 523.07, 2012 523.08

Insurance premium finance agreements, Minn. Statutes 2012 59A.11

Insurance transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Land registration, documents creating or revoking, registration, Minn. Statutes 2012 508.72, 2012 508A.72

Lawsuits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Liability

Affidavits improperly executed, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.21

Multiple attorneys-in-fact, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.15

Parties refusing authority granted by power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.20

Signatures improperly executed, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.22

Successors, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.14

Third parties, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.19

Treble damages, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.22

Limited partnerships, required information, Minn. Statutes 2012 321.0111

Military service benefits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Missing persons, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.10

Mortgage foreclosure sales, defects, validity of sale, Minn. Statutes 2012 582.25

Mortgage foreclosures, attorneys, Minn. Statutes 2012 580.05

Multiparty accounts, Minn. Statutes 2012 524.6-213

Multiple attorneys-in-fact

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.13

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.15

Negligence, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.22

Nondurable powers, termination of, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.09

Nonprofit corporations

Attorney-in-fact status, evidence, Minn. Statutes 2012 317A.455

Proxies, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2012 317A.453

Personal property transactions

Tangible transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Powers, see Authority under this topic

Preexisting powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.02

Principals

Alter ego, authority of power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Binding power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.12

Financial interests, record keeping, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Liability, see same under this topic

Real property transactions

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.17

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Forms, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.17

Real property owned separately by spouses, Minn. Statutes 2012 507.02

Revocation of power, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.11

Transfer on death deeds, multiple joint tenant grantors, Minn. Statutes 2012 507.071

Reciprocals or interinsurance exchanges, filing, Minn. Statutes 2012 71A.02

Records and record keeping

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.05, 2012 523.21, 2012 523.24

Regulated lenders, Minn. Statutes 2012 56.12

Reimbursements, expenditures made on behalf of principals, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.21, 2012 523.23

Reports given

Bond, share, and commodity transactions, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Retail sales installment contracts, motor vehicle sales, provisions invalid, Minn. Statutes 2012 53C.08

Revocation of powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.11

Share transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Signatures

Liability for improper execution, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.22

Nontermination, proof, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.18

Statutory short form power of attorney

Language conferring general authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.02, 2012 523.23

Successors, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.131, 2012 523.14

Stock transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Successors

Armed forces members, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.231

Nonliability for acts of predecessors, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.14

Qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.131

Tangible personal property transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Tax returns

Filing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Inspection, rights, Minn. Statutes 2012 270B.03

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Taxpayers' rights advocates, Minn. Statutes 2012 270A.11

Teachers Retirement Association, annuities or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 354.10

Termination of powers

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.08

Nondurable powers, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.09

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.11

Third parties, nonliability, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.19

Treble damages, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.22

Veterans benefits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24

Vouchers, benefits from military service, Minn. Statutes 2012 523.24