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I'll assume the phrase "power of attorney plus" is akin to a durable power of attorney as it relates to the term nondurable power of attorney. The former is a general authorization for a person's ("principal's") designated person ("agent") to act for or on behalf of the principal. Contrary to a nondurable power of attorney, which is used for a specific transaction, a durable power of attorney is broad in scope and is in effect until revoked by the principal, or upon that principal's death.

David D. Wong
(603) 594-3723
P.O. Box 1598
Nashua, NH
State Licensing
Massachusetts

Daniel Joseph Long
(603) 885-2643
Bae Systems, Po Box 868 Nhq1-719
Nashua, NH
State Licensing
Pennsylvania

David C Green
(603) 882-4963
127 MAIN STREET PO BOX 1068
NASHUA, NH
State Licensing
Massachusetts

Davi Peters
(603) 883-0797
29 FACTORY STREET PO BOX 507
NASHUA, NH
State Licensing
Massachusetts

Lisa Ann Biron
(603) 883-0797
29 Factory Street, P.O. Box 507
Nashua, NH
State Licensing
Massachusetts

Colin M. Jean
(603) 881-5535
64 Mclean Street, PO Box 3661
Nashua, NH
State Licensing
Massachusetts

Melissa Sue Penson
(603) 883-1571
P.O. Box 388
Nashua, NH
State Licensing
Massachusetts

Vernon Carl Maine
(603) 886-6100
100 Main Street Suite 2, PO Box 3445
Nashua, NH
State Licensing
Massachusetts

Melissa Nickerson
(603) 885-2993
95 Canal Street
Nashua, NH
Specialties
Business Law
Education
Undergraduate : Hesser College
Law School : Massachusetts School of Law
Admitted To Bar : 2007

Data Provided by:
Gregory R Boghigian
(603) 595-0210
23 Factory Street Unit 1, P.O. Box 525
Nashua, NH
State Licensing
Massachusetts

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Defining Terms

Q: Can you please explain the difference between Power of Attorney and Power of Attorney Plus

 

I'll assume the phrase "power of attorney plus" is akin to a durable power of attorney as it relates to the term nondurable power of attorney. The former is a general authorization for a person's ("principal's") designated person ("agent") to act for or on behalf of the principal. Contrary to a nondurable power of attorney, which is used for a specific transaction, a durable power of attorney is broad in scope and is in effect until revoked by the principal, or upon that principal's death.

An example of use for a nondurable power of attorney is when one needs to close on a sale of a residence or business and is traveling abroad or is not otherwise available to attend. An agent (often an attorney) is given a notarized nondurable power of attorney to facilitate execution of that transaction. An example of a durable power of attorney is when the principal is not physically or mentally competent to make a decision, and prior to reaching that state (or by court order) authorizes an agent to act on their behalf.

While an agent is obligated to act in the principal's best interests, one must be careful as a power of attorney is a powerful document that can be abused, particularly durable powers of attorney. Indeed, an unscrupulous agent can abuse that authority and transfer the principal's assets or property to themselves or others. Make sure the agent is trustworthy, and provide for an auditing mechanism by you or a disinterested third party where feasible to help ensure that all is handled properly. Also remember that different jurisdictions have different rules for powers of attorney, so the assistance of council is recommended.

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DISCLAIMER: This publication is distributed with the understanding that it does not constitute legal advice or establish an attorney/client relationship by way of any information contained herein. The information provided is for general purposes only, as readers are advised to consult with a qualified lawyer regarding the specifics of their particular circumstances.


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