Texas Laws - Probate Code
CHAPTER XII. DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY ACT
Sec. 481. SHORT TITLE. This chapter may be cited as the Durable Power of Attorney Act.

Sec. 481. SHORT TITLE. This chapter may be cited as the Durable Power of Attorney Act. (3527)(1-click HTML)

(3528)

Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 49, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. (3529)

Text of article effective until January 01, 2014 (3530)

(1) designates another person as attorney in fact or agent; (3531)

(2) is signed by an adult principal; (3532)

(3) contains the words "This power of attorney is not affected by subsequent disability or incapacity of the principal," or "This power of attorney becomes effective on the disability or incapacity of the principal," or similar words showing the principal's intent that the authority conferred on the attorney in fact or agent shall be exercised notwithstanding the principal's subsequent disability or incapacity; and (3533)

(4) is acknowledged by the principal before an officer authorized to take acknowledgments to deeds of conveyance and to administer oaths under the laws of this state or any other state. (3534)

Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 49, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. (3535)

Text of article effective until January 01, 2014 (3536)

  

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