2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 58. Probate Procedure
§58-1072.1. Attributes of durable power of attorney - Authority granted.

Universal Citation: 58 OK Stat § 58-1072.1 (2018)

A. The durable power of attorney may show or state:

1. The fact of execution under the provisions of the Uniform Durable Power of Attorney Act;

2. The time and conditions under which the power is to become effective;

3. The extent and scope of the powers conferred; and

4. Who is to exercise the power, including any successor attorney-in-fact if a prior appointed attorney-in-fact dies, ceases to act, refuses or is unable to serve, or resigns.

B. The power may grant complete or limited authority with respect to the principal's:

1. Person, including, but not limited to, health and medical care decisions and a do-not-resuscitate consent on the principal's behalf, but excluding:

a.the execution, on behalf of the principal, of a Directive to Physicians, an Advance Directive for Health Care, Living Will, or other document, except an Oklahoma standardized format physician orders for life-sustaining treatment form in accordance with the provisions of this act, purporting to authorize life-sustaining treatment decisions, and

b.the making of life-sustaining treatment decisions unless the power complies with the requirements for a health care proxy under the Oklahoma Advance Directive Act or the Oklahoma Do-Not-Resuscitate Act; and

2. Property, including homestead property, whether real, personal, intangible or mixed.

Added by Laws 1992, c. 274, § 5, eff. Sept. 1, 1992. Amended by Laws 1993, c. 345, § 13, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; Laws 1997, c. 327, § 16, eff. Nov. 1, 1997; Laws 2016, c. 355, § 6.

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