Nebraska Statutory Power of Attorney Law

Power of Attorney and Health Care – General – Nebraska

A contingent durable power of attorney is a power of attorney not affected by and effective upon the occurrence of incompetence of the principal or some other contingency without regard to any concurrent or later occurrence of incompetence of the principal or uncertainty as to the death of the principal as permitted by the Uniform Durable Power of Attorney Act or any other applicable provisions of the Nebraska Probate Code.

A general power granted under a power of attorney is any one of the separate general aggregations of related authorities and powers defined by the Nebraska Short Form Act.

A present durable power of attorney is a power of attorney effective from its inception and not affected by the later occurrence of incompetence of the principal or uncertainty as to the death of the principal as permitted by the Uniform Durable Power of Attorney Act or any other applicable provisions of the Nebraska Probate Code.

A principal is any person accepted by the agent as the principal under any statutory short form or other version of a power of attorney.

Revocation of power of attorney means any statutory short form effectuated under and specified by the Nebraska Short Form Act as and for a form of revocation of power of attorney and also means any other document otherwise effective to terminate an agency relationship between a principal and an agent.

The statutory form is not required, but any other form must be “similar in composition, content, and format….”

The use of the statutory revocation is not required.

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