Non-durable power of attorney

Non-durable power of attorney or general power of attorney does not allow the agent to act in the interests of the principal, if the latter becomes incapacitated. As a rule, non-durable power of attorney provides limited scope for an agent whose principal may just need to perform a single task. Agent acts as the legal representative of the principal issues that the Principal is unable to attend in person. It may be revoked by the principal at any time or automatically cease to question the effectiveness of time has been completed. If the principal becomes incapacitated, non-durable POA becomes invalid.

Non-durable power of attorney is usually set to achieve specific financial or legal goal. (For example: If your signature is required from financial or legal instrument, but you can not be physically present to sign the document.)

The reasons for the establishment of non-durable power of attorney

You can consider the establishment of non-durable power of attorney, if you can not be present to sign or execute certain documents or transactions, and need someone with legal authority to act on your behalf.

The reasons for the establishment of a lasting power of attorney, non-durable power of attorney and not

If you should become incapacitated or incompetent to a particular transaction should occur non-durable power of attorney expires, and the agent can not act on your behalf. For this reason, many lawyers are encouraged by calling Durable power of attorney instead.

When non-durable power of attorney comes into force

It shall come into force as soon as the document is signed, expires, if / when you declared insane or die, whichever comes first. You can cancel the non-durable power of attorney at any time.

Non-durable power of attorney (POA) is usually created to achieve specific financial or legal goal. For example, non-durable power of attorney may be used if your signature is required from financial or legal instrument, but you can not be physically present to sign the document. Thus, non-durable POA usually are specific and not general financial and legal support.