Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.
A durable power of attorney is a power of attorney by which a principal designates another his attorney in fact in writing and the writing contains the words ?This power of attorney shall not be affected by subsequent disability or incapacity of the principal, or lapse of time,? or ?This power of attorney shall become effective upon the disability or incapacity of the principal,? or similar words showing the intent of the principal that the authority conferred shall be exercisable notwithstanding the principal's subsequent disability or incapacity, and, unless it states a time of termination, notwithstanding the lapse of time since the execution of the instrument.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 87. Contracts and Contractual Relations § 87-3-105. Definition - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-87-contracts-and-contractual-relations/ms-code-sect-87-3-105.html
FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.