2018 Hawaii Revised Statutes
551E. Uniform Power of Attorney Act
551E-12 Judicial relief.

Universal Citation: HI Rev Stat § 551E-12 (2018)

[§551E-12] Judicial relief. (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. [L 2014, c 22, pt of §1]

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