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Probate Code 4000 - 4545

Division 4.5    POWERS OF ATTORNEY
    Part 1    DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS
        Chapter 1    SHORT TITLE AND DEFINITIONS


4000    Short title; power of attorney law
4001    Short title; uniform durable power of attorney act
4010    Definitions
4014    Attorney-in-fact
4018    Durable power of attorney
4022    Power of attorney
4026    Principal
4030    Springing power of attorney
4034    Third person

        Chapter 2    GENERAL PROVISIONS

4050    Application of division
4051    Agency law; application
4052    Application of power of attorney law; conditions; change in domicile; removal of property
4053    Durable power of attorney executed in another state; validity
4054    Execution date; application of division; proceedings; validity of previously executed power

Part 2    POWERS OF ATTORNEY GENERALLY
        Chapter 1    GENERAL PROVISIONS


4100    Application of part
4101    Principal's power to limit application of statute; express statements; inconsistent rules; exclusions
4102    Printed form of durable power of attorney; sale or distribution; advice of legal counsel; validity

        Chapter 2    CREATION AND EFFECT OF POWERS OF ATTORNEY

4120    Execution; capacity
4121    Legal sufficiency; conditions
4122    Witnesses; qualifications; duties
4123    Authority granted to attorney-in-fact; lawful subjects and purposes; property; personal care
4124    Durable power of attorney; required language
4125    Incapacity of principal; acts of attorney-in-fact
4126    Nomination of conservator or guardian; protective proceedings
4127    Termination of power of attorney; lapses of time
4128    Warning statement; notice to person executing durable power of attorney
4129    Springing power of attorney
4130    Multiple powers of attorney; inconsistencies

        Chapter 3    MODIFICATION AND REVOCATION OF POWERS OF ATTORNEY

4150    Modifications; notice
4151    Revocation; notice
4152    Termination of authority; triggering events; notice
4153    Revocation of authority; methods; notice
4154    Dissolution or annulment of principal's marriage to attorney-in-fact; revocation; revival
4155    Incapacity of principal under a nondurable power of attorney; notice

        Chapter 4    ATTORNEYS-IN-FACT
            Article 1    QUALIFICATIONS AND AUTHORITY OF ATTORNEYS-IN-FACT


4200    Capacity to contract
4201    Designation of unqualified person; immunities of third persons; duties
4202    Multiple attorneys-in-fact; action; vacancy; absence, illness or incapacity; liability
4203    Successor attorneys-in-fact; liability
4204    Compensation
4205    Delegated authority
4206    Court-appointed fiduciary; management of principal's property; accountability of attorney-in-fact; modification or revocation by conservator
4207    Resignation

            Article 2    DUTIES OF ATTORNEYS-IN-FACT

4230    Duty to exercise authority; completing transaction; written agreements; consideration
4231    Principal's property; standard of care; special skills or expertise
4231.5    Breach of duty; chargeability; excuse; additional remedy for bad faith
4232    Principal's interests; conflicts
4233    Principal's property kept separate and distinct from other property
4234    Regular contact and communication with principal; instruction; disobedience
4235    Principal's incapacity; consultation and disclosures from third persons; privileges
4236    Records; account of transactions; examination of records
4237    Special skills; standard of care
4238    Delivery of property upon termination of authority; records; accounting

            Article 3    AUTHORITY OF ATTORNEYS-IN-FACT

4260    Application of article
4261    General authority granted
4262    Limited authority granted
4263    Powers incorporated by reference to other statutes
4264    Acts requiring express authorization in power of attorney
4265    Acts that power of attorney may not authorize
4266    Exercise of authority; fiduciary duties

        Chapter 5    RELATIONS WITH THIRD PERSONS

4300    Rights and privileges of attorney-in-fact
4301    Reliance on attorney-in-fact's acts, transactions or decisions
4302    Identification, signature specimens and other information
4303    Good faith reliance on power of attorney; third person's liability
4304    Death or incapacity of principal; knowledge; good faith acts
4305    Acts undertaken without knowledge of revoked power or principal's death or incapacity; affidavit; recordation
4306    Refusal to accept attorney-in-fact's authority referred to in affidavit; confirmation; attorney's fees; good faith actions
4307    Certified copies of power of attorney
4308    Actual knowledge; third persons conducting activities through employees; branches or multiple offices
4309    Agreements breached by attorney-in-fact; future transactions
4310    Deposit accounts or loans at financial institutions; principal not currently a depositor or borrower

Part 3    UNIFORM STATUTORY FORM POWER OF ATTORNEY
    Chapter 1    GENERAL PROVISIONS


4400    Short title
4401    Form
4402    Legal sufficiency of form; conditions
4403    Initialed lines on form; limitation of powers
4404    Durable power of attorney; language showing principal's intent
4405    Power dependent on occurrence of event or contingency; determination that event has occurred; written declaration; liability
4406    Third person's refusal to honor agent's authority under power of attorney; action to compel honor; remedies
4407    Application of division to statutory form power of attorney; conflicting provisions
4408    Other forms; application of this part
4409    Statutory short form powers of attorney executed under prior law; validity

    Chapter 2    CONSTRUCTION OF POWERS

4450    Subjects covered by statutory form power of attorney; general powers
4451    Real property transactions; powers granted
4452    Tangible personal property transactions; powers granted
4453    Stock and bond transactions; powers granted
4454    Commodity and option transactions; powers granted
4455    Banking and other financial institution transactions; powers granted
4456    Business operating transactions; powers granted
4457    Insurance and annuity transactions; powers granted
4458    Estate, trust and other beneficiary transactions; powers granted
4459    Claims and litigation; powers granted
4460    Personal and family maintenance; powers granted
4461    Social security or other governmental program; civil or military benefit; powers granted
4462    Retirement plan transactions; powers granted
4463    Tax matters; powers granted
4464    After-acquired property; state where property is located or where power is executed
4465    Empowerment of agent to take actions specified in Section 4264

Part 4    JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS CONCERNING POWERS OF ATTORNEY
    Chapter 1    GENERAL PROVISIONS


4500    Judicial intervention
4501    Other remedies
4502    Limitation in the power of attorney
4503    Elimination of authority to petition court
4504    Jury trial
4505    Application of Division 3

    Chapter 2    JURISDICTION AND VENUE

4520    Superior court jurisdiction
4521    Exercise of jurisdiction
4522    Attorney-in-fact subject to personal jurisdiction in this state
4523    Venue

    Chapter 3    PETITIONS, ORDERS, APPEALS

4540    Persons authorized to file petition
4541    Purposes for filing petition
4542    Commencement of proceeding
4543    Dismissal of petition not reasonably necessary
4544    Notice of time and place of hearing
4545    Attorney's fees