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POWER OF ATTORNEY

See also ATTORNEYS

Accountants, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Accounting and bookkeeping

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.21

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.05, 2007 523.21, 2007 523.24

Reimbursements, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.21, 2007 523.23

Statutory short form power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.23

Acknowledgments of

Notaries public, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.01

Power to take, Minn. Statutes 2007 359.05

Actual notice of revocation, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.11

Adverse claims, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Affidavits

Authorization, valid execution, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.01, 2007 523.04

False affidavits, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.22

Improper execution, liability for, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.22

Nonrevocation, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.11

Proof of authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.16

Real property transactions, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.17

Recording of, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.05

Alter ego of principal, authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Appointment

Spouses, real property owned separately, Minn. Statutes 2007 507.02

Workers' compensation self-insurance, surety bonds, execution, Minn. Statutes 2007 79A.15

Attorneys, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Attorneys-in-fact

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2007 302A.447, 2007 302A.521

Income tax returns, dependent care credit, right to claim, Minn. Statutes 2007 290.067

Limited partnerships, Minn. Statutes 2007 321.0204

Authority

Common law powers, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.02

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.02, 2007 523.07, 2007 523.08

Foreign powers, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.21, 2007 523.23

Nondurable powers, termination, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.09

Preexisting powers, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.02

Authorization, affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.01, 2007 523.04

Bad faith, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.21

Banking transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Beneficiary transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Benefits from military service, authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Bond, share, and commodity transactions

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Business operating transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Certificates and certification

Certification of power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.06

Certified copies, effect, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.06

City clerks, duties, fees, Minn. Statutes 2007 357.39

Claims, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Commodity transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Common law powers, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.02

Conciliation courts, appearance, Minn. Statutes 2007 491A.02

Conservators of protected persons, Minn. Statutes 2007 524.5-417

Consumer credit sales, contract restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2007 325G.16

Contracts and agreements

General authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Husband and wife, contracts between, Minn. Statutes 2007 519.06

Conveyances

Real property, exception, Minn. Statutes 2007 507.01

Recording, prerequisites, Minn. Statutes 2007 507.24

Debt prorating companies, violations, Minn. Statutes 2007 332.24, 2007 332.26

Definitions

Attorney-in-fact duties, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.21

Custodial trusts, Minn. Statutes 2007 529.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.03

Missing persons, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.10

Durable powers

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.02, 2007 523.07

Termination of durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.08

Expert witnesses, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Expiration dates, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.075

Family maintenance

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Health care power of attorney, see under HEALTH CARE

Fees, city clerks, filing, Minn. Statutes 2007 357.39

Fiduciary transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Foreign powers, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.02

Forms

Affidavits, real property transactions, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.17

Statutory short form power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.23

Fraudulent acts, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.01 to 2007 523.24

Gift transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Guardians and conservators

Powers, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.12, 2007 523.13

Revocation of power by, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.11

Health care power of attorney, see under HEALTH CARE

Holder of the beneficiary's power of attorney, defined, Minn. Statutes 2007 529.01

Incapacities

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.03

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.02, 2007 523.07, 2007 523.08

Incompetence, durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.02, 2007 523.07, 2007 523.08

Insurance premium finance agreements, Minn. Statutes 2007 59A.11

Insurance transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Land registration, documents creating or revoking

Registration, Minn. Statutes 2007 508.72, 2007 508A.72

Lawsuits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Liability

Affidavits improperly executed, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.21

Multiple attorneys-in-fact, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.15

Parties refusing authority of power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.20

Signatures improperly executed, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.22

Successors, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.14

Third parties, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.19

Treble damages, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.22

Limited partnerships, required information, Minn. Statutes 2007 321.0111

Military service benefits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Missing persons, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.10

Mortgage foreclosure sales, defects, validity of sale, Minn. Statutes 2007 582.25

Mortgage foreclosures, attorneys, Minn. Statutes 2007 580.05

Multiparty accounts, Minn. Statutes 2007 524.6-213

Multiple attorneys-in-fact

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.13

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.15

Negligence, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.22

Nondurable powers, termination of, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.09

Nonprofit corporations

Attorney-in-fact status, evidence, Minn. Statutes 2007 317A.455

Proxies, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2007 317A.453

Personal property transactions

Tangible transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Powers, see Authority under this topic

Preexisting powers, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.02

Principals

Alter ego, authority of power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Binding power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.12

Financial interests, record keeping, duties, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Liability, see same under this topic

Real property transactions

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.17

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Forms, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.17

Real property owned separately by spouses, Minn. Statutes 2007 507.02

Revocation of power, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.11

Reciprocals or interinsurance exchanges, filing, Minn. Statutes 2007 71A.02

Records and record keeping

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.05, 2007 523.21, 2007 523.24

Regulated lenders, Minn. Statutes 2007 56.12

Reimbursements

Expenditures made on behalf of principals, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.21, 2007 523.23

Reports given

Bond, share, and commodity transactions, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Retail sales installment contracts

Motor vehicle sales, provisions invalid, Minn. Statutes 2007 53C.08

Revocation of powers, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.11

Share transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Signatures

Liability for improper execution, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.22

Nontermination, proof, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.18

Statutory short form power of attorney

Language conferring general authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.02, 2007 523.23

Successors, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.131, 2007 523.14

Stock transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Successors

Nonliability for acts of predecessors, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.14

Qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.131

Tangible personal property transactions

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Tax returns

Filing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Inspection, rights, Minn. Statutes 2007 270B.03

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Taxpayers' rights advocates, Minn. Statutes 2007 270A.11

Teachers Retirement Association, annuities or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2007 354.10

Termination of powers

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.08

Nondurable powers, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.09

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.11

Third parties, nonliability, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.19

Treble damages, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.22

Veterans benefits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24

Vouchers, benefits from military service, Minn. Statutes 2007 523.24