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POWER OF ATTORNEY

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Accountants, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Accounting and bookkeeping

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.21

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.05, 2008 523.21, 2008 523.24

Reimbursements, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.21, 2008 523.23

Statutory short form power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.23

Acknowledgments of

Notaries public, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.01

Power to take, Minn. Statutes 2008 359.05

Actual notice of revocation, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.11

Adverse claims, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Affidavits

Authorization, valid execution, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.01, 2008 523.04

False affidavits, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.22

Improper execution, liability for, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.22

Nonrevocation, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.11

Proof of authority, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.16

Real property transactions, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.17

Recording of, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.05

Alter ego of principal, authority, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Appointment

Spouses, real property owned separately, Minn. Statutes 2008 507.02

Workers' compensation self-insurance, surety bonds, execution, Minn. Statutes 2008 79A.15

Attorneys, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Attorneys-in-fact

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2008 302A.447, 2008 302A.521

Income tax returns, dependent care credit, right to claim, Minn. Statutes 2008 290.067

Limited partnerships, Minn. Statutes 2008 321.0204

Authority

Common law powers, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.02

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.02, 2008 523.07, 2008 523.08

Foreign powers, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.21, 2008 523.23

Nondurable powers, termination, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.09

Preexisting powers, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.02

Authorization, affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.01, 2008 523.04

Bad faith, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.21

Banking transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Beneficiary transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Benefits from military service, authority, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Bond, share, and commodity transactions

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Business operating transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Certification of power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.06

Certified copies, effect, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.06

City clerks, duties, fees, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.39

Claims, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Commodity transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Common law powers, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.02

Conciliation courts, appearance, Minn. Statutes 2008 491A.02

Conservators of protected persons, Minn. Statutes 2008 524.5-417

Consumer credit sales, contract restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2008 325G.16

Contracts and agreements

General authority, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Husband and wife, contracts between, Minn. Statutes 2008 519.06

Conveyances

Real property, exception, Minn. Statutes 2008 507.01

Recording, prerequisites, Minn. Statutes 2008 507.24

Definitions

Attorney-in-fact duties, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.21

Custodial trusts, Minn. Statutes 2008 529.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.03

Missing persons, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.10

Durable powers

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.02, 2008 523.07

Termination of durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.08

Expert witnesses, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Expiration dates, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.075

Family maintenance

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Health care power of attorney, see under HEALTH CARE

Fees, city clerks, filing, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.39

Fiduciary transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Foreign powers, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.02

Forms

Affidavits, real property transactions, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.17

Statutory short form power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.23

Fraudulent acts, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.01 to 2008 523.24

Gift transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Guardians and conservators

Powers, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.12, 2008 523.13

Revocation of power by, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.11

Health care power of attorney, see under HEALTH CARE

Holder of the beneficiary's power of attorney, defined, Minn. Statutes 2008 529.01

Incapacities

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.03

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.02, 2008 523.07, 2008 523.08

Incompetence, durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.02, 2008 523.07, 2008 523.08

Insurance premium finance agreements, Minn. Statutes 2008 59A.11

Insurance transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Land registration, documents creating or revoking

Registration, Minn. Statutes 2008 508.72, 2008 508A.72

Lawsuits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Liability

Affidavits improperly executed, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.21

Multiple attorneys-in-fact, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.15

Parties refusing authority of power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.20

Signatures improperly executed, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.22

Successors, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.14

Third parties, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.19

Treble damages, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.22

Limited partnerships, required information, Minn. Statutes 2008 321.0111

Military service benefits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Missing persons, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.10

Mortgage foreclosure sales, defects, validity of sale, Minn. Statutes 2008 582.25

Mortgage foreclosures, attorneys, Minn. Statutes 2008 580.05

Multiparty accounts, Minn. Statutes 2008 524.6-213

Multiple attorneys-in-fact

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.13

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.15

Negligence, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.22

Nondurable powers, termination of, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.09

Nonprofit corporations

Attorney-in-fact status, evidence, Minn. Statutes 2008 317A.455

Proxies, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2008 317A.453

Personal property transactions

Tangible transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Powers, see Authority under this topic

Preexisting powers, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.02

Principals

Alter ego, authority of power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Binding power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.12

Financial interests, record keeping, duties, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Liability, see same under this topic

Real property transactions

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.17

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Forms, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.17

Real property owned separately by spouses, Minn. Statutes 2008 507.02

Revocation of power, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.11

Transfer on death deeds, multiple joint tenant grantors, Minn. Statutes 2008 507.071

Reciprocals or interinsurance exchanges, filing, Minn. Statutes 2008 71A.02

Records and record keeping

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.05, 2008 523.21, 2008 523.24

Regulated lenders, Minn. Statutes 2008 56.12

Reimbursements

Expenditures made on behalf of principals, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.21, 2008 523.23

Reports given

Bond, share, and commodity transactions, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Retail sales installment contracts

Motor vehicle sales, provisions invalid, Minn. Statutes 2008 53C.08

Revocation of powers, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.11

Share transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Signatures

Liability for improper execution, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.22

Nontermination, proof, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.18

Statutory short form power of attorney

Language conferring general authority, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.02, 2008 523.23

Successors, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.131, 2008 523.14

Stock transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Successors

Nonliability for acts of predecessors, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.14

Qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.131

Tangible personal property transactions

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Tax returns

Filing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Inspection, rights, Minn. Statutes 2008 270B.03

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Taxpayers' rights advocates, Minn. Statutes 2008 270A.11

Teachers Retirement Association, annuities or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2008 354.10

Termination of powers

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.08

Nondurable powers, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.09

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.11

Third parties, nonliability, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.19

Treble damages, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.22

Veterans benefits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24

Vouchers, benefits from military service, Minn. Statutes 2008 523.24