2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 45 - Uniform Probate Code
Article 5B - Uniform Power of Attorney
Part 2
Section 45-5B-205 - Tangible personal property.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 45-5B-205 (2017)

45-5B-205. Tangible personal property.

Unless the power of attorney otherwise provides, language in a power of attorney granting general authority with respect to tangible personal property authorizes the agent to:

A. demand, buy, receive, accept as a gift or as security for an extension of credit or otherwise acquire or reject ownership or possession of tangible personal property or an interest in tangible personal property;

B. sell, exchange, convey with or without covenants, representations or warranties, quitclaim, release, surrender, create a security interest in, grant options concerning, lease, sublease or otherwise dispose of tangible personal property or an interest in tangible personal property;

C. grant a security interest in tangible personal property or an interest in tangible personal property as security to borrow money or pay, renew or extend the time of payment of a debt of the principal or a debt guaranteed by the principal;

D. release, assign, satisfy or enforce by litigation or otherwise a security interest, lien or other claim on behalf of the principal, with respect to tangible personal property or an interest in tangible personal property;

E. manage or conserve tangible personal property or an interest in tangible personal property on behalf of the principal, including:

(1) insuring against liability or casualty or other loss;

(2) obtaining or regaining possession of or protecting the property or interest, by litigation or otherwise;

(3) paying, assessing, compromising or contesting taxes or assessments or applying for and receiving refunds in connection with taxes or assessments;

(4) moving the property from place to place;

(5) storing the property for hire or on a gratuitous bailment; and

(6) using and making repairs, alterations or improvements to the property; and

F. change the form of title of an interest in tangible personal property.

History: Laws 2007, ch. 135, 205; 1978 Comp., 46B-1-205 recompiled as 45-5B-205 by Laws 2011, ch. 124, 102.

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