Rhode Island Durable Power of Attorney

Rhode Island durable power of attorney law is stated in Rhode Island General Laws, Chapter 23 Section 4 Health and Safety.   It defines a durable power of attorney as a witnessed document executed in accordance with the requirements of Section 23-4.10-2 which lays out the statutory for for a durable power of attorney. Typically a durable power of attorney is a type of power of attorney that will not be revoked if a principal is subsequently disabled or incapacitated.  According to Rhode Island law, a power of attorney is considered durable when it clearly shows in writing that it will not be revoked on a subsequent incompetence or disability of the principal.  Generally, a durable power of attorney is revoked on express terms of termination stated in the power of attorney or by express revocation by the principal. In Rhode Island, a durable power of attorney executed in another state in compliance with law of that state is validly executed for purposes of Rhode Island state law.


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