2010 Tennessee Code
Title 34 - Guardianship
Chapter 6 - Power of Attorney
Part 1 - Uniform Durable Power of Attorney Act
34-6-102 - “Durable power of attorney” defined.
34-6-102. Â“Durable power of attorneyÂ” defined.
A durable power of attorney is a power of attorney by which a principal designates another as the principal's attorney in fact in writing and the writing contains the words Â“This power of attorney shall not be affected by subsequent disability or incapacity of the principal,Â” or Â“This power of attorney shall become effective upon the disability or incapacity of the principal,Â” or similar words showing the intent of the principal that the authority conferred shall be exercisable, notwithstanding the principal's subsequent disability or incapacity.
[Acts 1983, ch. 299, § 2; T.C.A., § 34-13-102.]
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