Nevada Durable (Statutory) Power of Attorney Form

The Nevada Durable (Statutory) Power of Attorney is a legally-enforceable document that describes the ways in which one individual, known as the Principal, wishes for another individual or entity, known as the Agent, to manage their affairs in some manner for a certain period of time. The precise nature of the the Agent’s powers and the duration they may exercise them must be detailed in the document. It should be noted, however, as per state law definitions (NRS 162A.040), the “durability” of this Power of Attorney (POA) refers to the fact that it will “not terminated by the principal’s incapacity.” If the Principal instead wants to create a non-durable POA, they should use a General POA form.

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State Laws & Signing Requirements

State Laws – Power of Attorney For Financial Matters and Durable Power of Attorney For Health Care Decisions

Signing Requirements (NRS 162A.220) – For a POA to be effective in the state of Nevada, the Principal must sign it before a Notary Public (or another individual who is authorized to take acknowledgements). Another individual can lawfully sign the Principal’s name in their conscious presence, as long as the Principal has directed them to do so.