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Louisiana General Durable Power of Attorney Form

The Louisiana general durable power of attorney is an important legal document for a general purpose that gives the attorney-in-fact enduring authority, which will exist even if the grantor becomes incapacitated to make his/her own decisions.

Louisiana General Durable Power of Attorney Form
Louisiana General Durable Power of Attorney Form
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STATE OF LOUISIANA
PARISH OF ____________________________
GENERAL POWER OF ATTORNEY
BEFORE ME, the undersigned Notary, and witnesses, came,
_________________________________, who resides at __________________________
_____________________, (Principal) who appoints _____________________________ who
resides at _______________________________, as Agent. Agent accepts and agrees to be
bound by this General Power of Attorney (Agency). Agent's powers will be exercised until
further notice by Principal.
ARTICLE I
Durability. This Agency is "durable" and shall not be deemed revoked by my disability or
incapacity. In the event that I am interdicted, or declared incapacitated for any reason, then I
appoint my Agent herein as my curator or guardian over both my person and my property.
ARTICLE II
PROHIBITED POWERS
Notwithstanding the breadth of powers granted to my Agent in this Agency, my Agent
shall not have or exercise any of the following powers:
Life Insurance. Any power or incident of ownership over any policy insuring my Agent's life.
Gifts. Any power or authority over any irrevocable trust created by Agent, if I am a trustee or
beneficiary of that trust. Nor shall my Agent have any power over any property my Agent may
have donated to me.
Powers. Any power or authority to appoint any of my property to my Agent, to my Agent's
estate, to my Agent's creditors, or to the creditors of my Agent's estate. My Agent shall have no
power or authority to disclaim any assets on my behalf if the result would cause them to pass
directly or indirectly to my Agent or his or her estate in any one calendar year. My Agent shall
have no power or authority to discharge any of my Agent's legal obligations out of my property,
including any obligation of support which my Agent may owe to others unless my Agent and I
are equally obligated to render such support.
ARTICLE III
PROPERTY
"Property" means all of my interests in property whether movable, immovable, real,
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