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POWER OF ATTORNEY

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Accountants, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Accounting and bookkeeping

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.21

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.05, 2011 523.21, 2011 523.24

Reimbursements, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.21, 2011 523.23

Statutory short form power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.23

Acknowledgments of, notaries public, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.01

Actual notice of revocation, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.11

Adverse claims, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Affidavits

Attorney-in-fact, for military members, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.16

Authorization, valid execution, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.01, 2011 523.04

False affidavits, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.22

Improper execution, liability for, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.22

Nonrevocation, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.11

Proof of authority, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.16

Real property transactions, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.17

Recording of, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.05

Alter ego of principal, authority, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Appointment

Spouses, real property owned separately, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.02

Workers' compensation self-insurance, surety bonds, execution, Minn. Statutes 2011 79A.15

Armed forces members, alternative short form for, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.231

Attorneys, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Attorneys-in-fact

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 302A.447, 2011 302A.521

Income tax returns, dependent care credit, right to claim, Minn. Statutes 2011 290.067

Limited partnerships, Minn. Statutes 2011 321.0204

Authority

Common law powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.02

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.02, 2011 523.07, 2011 523.08

Foreign powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.21, 2011 523.23

Nondurable powers, termination, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.09

Preexisting powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.02

Authorization, affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.01, 2011 523.04

Bad faith, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.21

Banking transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Beneficiary transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Benefits from military service, authority, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Bond, share, and commodity transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Business operating transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Certification of power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.06

Certified copies, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.06

City clerks, duties, fees, Minn. Statutes 2011 357.39

Claims, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Commodity transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Common law powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.02

Conciliation courts, appearance, Minn. Statutes 2011 491A.02

Conservators of protected persons, Minn. Statutes 2011 524.5-417

Consumer credit sales, contract restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2011 325G.16

Contracts and agreements

General authority, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Husband and wife, contracts between, Minn. Statutes 2011 519.06

Conveyances

Real property, exception, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.01

Recording, prerequisites, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.24

Definitions

Attorney-in-fact duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.21

Custodial trusts, Minn. Statutes 2011 529.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.03

Missing persons, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.10

Durable powers

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.02, 2011 523.07

Termination of durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.08

Election documents, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2011 204C.02

Expert witnesses, employing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Expiration dates, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.075

Family maintenance

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Health care power of attorney, see under HEALTH CARE

Fees, city clerks, filing, Minn. Statutes 2011 357.39

Fiduciary transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Foreign powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.02

Forms

Affidavits, real property transactions, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.17

Statutory short form power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.23

Fraudulent acts, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.01 to 2011 523.24

Gift transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Guardians and conservators

Powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.12, 2011 523.13

Revocation of power by, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.11

Health care power of attorney, see under HEALTH CARE

Holder of the beneficiary's power of attorney, defined, Minn. Statutes 2011 529.01

Incapacities

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.03

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.02, 2011 523.07, 2011 523.08

Incompetence, durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.02, 2011 523.07, 2011 523.08

Insurance premium finance agreements, Minn. Statutes 2011 59A.11

Insurance transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Land registration, documents creating or revoking

Registration, Minn. Statutes 2011 508.72, 2011 508A.72

Lawsuits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Liability

Affidavits improperly executed, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.21

Multiple attorneys-in-fact, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.15

Parties refusing authority granted by power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.20

Signatures improperly executed, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.22

Successors, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.14

Third parties, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.19

Treble damages, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.22

Limited partnerships, required information, Minn. Statutes 2011 321.0111

Military service benefits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Missing persons, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.10

Mortgage foreclosure sales, defects, validity of sale, Minn. Statutes 2011 582.25

Mortgage foreclosures, attorneys, Minn. Statutes 2011 580.05

Multiparty accounts, Minn. Statutes 2011 524.6-213

Multiple attorneys-in-fact

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.13

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.15

Negligence, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.22

Nondurable powers, termination of, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.09

Nonprofit corporations

Attorney-in-fact status, evidence, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.455

Proxies, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.453

Personal property transactions

Tangible transactions, authority, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Powers, see Authority under this topic

Preexisting powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.02

Principals

Alter ego, authority of power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Binding power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.12

Financial interests, record keeping, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Liability, see same under this topic

Real property transactions

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.17

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Forms, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.17

Real property owned separately by spouses, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.02

Revocation of power, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.11

Transfer on death deeds, multiple joint tenant grantors, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.071

Reciprocals or interinsurance exchanges, filing, Minn. Statutes 2011 71A.02

Records and record keeping

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.05, 2011 523.21, 2011 523.24

Regulated lenders, Minn. Statutes 2011 56.12

Reimbursements

Expenditures made on behalf of principals, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.21, 2011 523.23

Reports given

Bond, share, and commodity transactions, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Retail sales installment contracts

Motor vehicle sales, provisions invalid, Minn. Statutes 2011 53C.08

Revocation of powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.11

Share transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Signatures

Liability for improper execution, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.22

Nontermination, proof, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.18

Statutory short form power of attorney

Language conferring general authority, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.02, 2011 523.23

Successors, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.131, 2011 523.14

Stock transactions, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Successors

Armed forces members, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.231

Nonliability for acts of predecessors, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.14

Qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.131

Tangible personal property transactions

Authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Tax returns

Filing, authority, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Inspection, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 270B.03

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Taxpayers' rights advocates, Minn. Statutes 2011 270A.11

Teachers Retirement Association, annuities or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 354.10

Termination of powers

Durable powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.08

Nondurable powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.09

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.11

Third parties, nonliability, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.19

Treble damages, liability to principals, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.22

Veterans benefits, authority, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24

Vouchers, benefits from military service, Minn. Statutes 2011 523.24