2017 Arkansas Code
Title 28 - Wills, Estates, and Fiduciary Relationships
Subtitle 5 - Fiduciary Relationships
Chapter 68 - Uniform Power of Attorney Act
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 28-68-116. Judicial relief

Universal Citation: AR Code § 28-68-116 (2017)
  • (a) The following persons may petition a court to construe a power of attorney or review the agent's conduct, and grant appropriate relief:
    • (1) the principal or the agent;
    • (2) a guardian, conservator, or other fiduciary acting for the principal;
    • (3) a person authorized to make health-care decisions for the principal;
    • (4) the principal's spouse, parent, or descendant;
    • (5) an individual who would qualify as a presumptive heir of the principal;
    • (6) a person named as a beneficiary to receive any property, benefit, or contractual right on the principal's death or as a beneficiary of a trust created by or for the principal that has a financial interest in the principal's estate;
    • (7) a governmental agency having regulatory authority to protect the welfare of the principal;
    • (8) the principal's caregiver or another person that demonstrates sufficient interest in the principal's welfare; and
    • (9) a person asked to accept the power of attorney.
  • (b) Upon motion by the principal, the court shall dismiss a petition filed under this section, unless the court finds that the principal lacks capacity to revoke the agent's authority or the power of attorney.
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