2017 California Code
Probate Code - PROB
DIVISION 4.5 - POWERS OF ATTORNEY
PART 1 - DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 1 - Short Title and Definitions
“Power of attorney” means a written instrument, however denominated, that is executed by a natural person having the capacity to contract and that grants authority to an attorney-in-fact. A power of attorney may be durable or nondurable.
(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 307, Sec. 16. Effective January 1, 1995.)