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POWER OF ATTORNEY

See also ATTORNEYS

Accountants, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Accounting and bookkeeping

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.21

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.05, 2005 523.21, 2005 523.24

Reimbursements, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.21, 2005 523.23

Statutory short form power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.23

Acknowledgments of

Notaries public, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.01

Power to take, Minn. Statutes 2005 359.05

Actual notice of revocation, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.11

Adverse claims, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Affidavits

Authorization, valid execution, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.01, 2005 523.04

False affidavits, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.22

Improper execution, liability for, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.22

Nonrevocation, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.11

Proof of authority, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.16

Real property transactions, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.17

Recording of, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.05

Alter ego of principal, authority, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Appointment

Spouses, real property owned separately, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.02

Workers' compensation self-insurance, surety bonds, execution, Minn. Statutes 2005 79A.15

Attorneys, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Attorneys-in-fact

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2005 300.083, 2005 302A.447, 2005 302A.521

Income tax returns, dependent care credit, right to claim, Minn. Statutes 2005 290.067

Limited partnerships, Minn. Statutes 2005 321.0204

Authority

Common law powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.02

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.02, 2005 523.07, 2005 523.08

Foreign powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.21, 2005 523.23

Nondurable powers, termination, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.09

Preexisting powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.02

Authorization, affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.01, 2005 523.04

Bad faith, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.21

Banking transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Beneficiary transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Benefits from military service, authority, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Bond, share, and commodity transactions

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Business operating transactions

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Certificates and certification

Certification of power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.06

Certified copies, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.06

City clerks, duties, fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 357.39

Claims, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Commodity transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Common law powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.02

Conciliation courts, appearance, Minn. Statutes 2005 491A.02

Conservators of protected persons, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.5-417

Consumer credit sales, contract restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2005 325G.16

Contracts and agreements

General authority, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Husband and wife, contracts between, Minn. Statutes 2005 519.06

Conveyances

Real property, exception, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.01

Recording, prerequisites, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.24

Debt prorating companies, violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 332.24, 2005 332.26

Definitions

Attorney-in-fact duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.21

Custodial trusts, Minn. Statutes 2005 529.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.03

Missing persons, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.10

Durable powers

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.02, 2005 523.07

Termination of durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.08

Expert witnesses, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Expiration dates, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.075

Family maintenance

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Health care power of attorney, see under HEALTH CARE

Fees, city clerks, filing, Minn. Statutes 2005 357.39

Fiduciary transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Foreign powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.02

Forms

Affidavits, real property transactions, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.17

Statutory short form power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.23

Fraudulent acts, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.01 to 2005 523.24

Gift transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Guardians and conservators

Powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.12, 2005 523.13

Revocation of power by, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.11

Health care power of attorney, see under HEALTH CARE

Holder of the beneficiary's power of attorney, defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 529.01

Incapacities

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.03

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.02, 2005 523.07, 2005 523.08

Incompetence, durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.02, 2005 523.07, 2005 523.08

Insurance premium finance agreements, Minn. Statutes 2005 59A.11

Insurance transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Land registration

Documents creating or revoking, registration requirements, Minn. Statutes 2005 508.72, 2005 508A.72

Lawsuits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Liability

Affidavits improperly executed, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.21

Multiple attorneys-in-fact, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.15

Parties refusing authority of power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.20

Signatures improperly executed, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.22

Successors, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.14

Third parties, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.19

Treble damages, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.22

Limited partnerships

Certificates of limited partnerships, signatures, Minn. Statutes 2005 322A.14

Executed copies, Minn. Statutes 2005 322A.05

Required information, Minn. Statutes 2005 321.0111

Military service benefits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Missing persons, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.10

Mortgage foreclosure sales, defects, validity of sale, Minn. Statutes 2005 582.25

Mortgage foreclosures, attorneys, Minn. Statutes 2005 580.05

Multiparty accounts, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.6-213

Multiple attorneys-in-fact

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.13

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.15

Negligence, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.22

Nondurable powers, termination of, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.09

Nonprofit corporations

Attorney-in-fact status, evidence, Minn. Statutes 2005 317A.455

Proxies, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2005 317A.453

Personal property transactions

Tangible transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Powers, see Authority under this topic

Preexisting powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.02

Principals

Alter ego, authority of power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Binding power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.12

Financial interests, record keeping, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Liability, see same under this topic

Real property transactions

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.17

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Forms, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.17

Real property owned separately by spouses, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.02

Revocation of power, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.11

Reciprocals or interinsurance exchanges, filing, Minn. Statutes 2005 71A.02

Records and record keeping

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.05, 2005 523.21, 2005 523.24

Regulated lenders, Minn. Statutes 2005 56.12

Reimbursements

Expenditures made on behalf of principals, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.21, 2005 523.23

Reports given

Bond, share, and commodity transactions, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Retail sales installment contracts

Motor vehicle sales, provisions invalid, Minn. Statutes 2005 168.71

Revocation of powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.11

Share transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Signatures

Liability for improper execution, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.22

Nontermination, proof, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.18

Statutory short form power of attorney

Language conferring general authority, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.02, 2005 523.23

Successors, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.131, 2005 523.14

Stock transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Successors

Nonliability for acts of predecessors, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.14

Qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.131

Tangible personal property transactions

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Tax returns

Filing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Inspection, rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 270B.03

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Taxpayers' rights advocates, Minn. Statutes 2005 270A.11

Teachers Retirement Association, annuities or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2005 354.10

Termination of powers

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.08

Nondurable powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.09

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.11

Third parties, nonliability, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.19

Treble damages, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.22

Veterans benefits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24

Vouchers, benefits from military service, Minn. Statutes 2005 523.24