Durable Power of Attorney for Finances
1. Principal and Attorney-in-fact
This is the Durable Power of Attorney for Finances of me, Mr.
John Peter Smith, of 123 Main Street, Los Angeles, California,
I, do hereby make, constitute and appoint my sister, Jennifer
Jones, of San Diego, California, and my friend, Bob Doe, of Los
Angeles, California, as my Attorneys-in-fact to act for me in
any lawful way with respect to the powers delegated in Part 6,
If all named Attorneys-in-fact die, or refuse, or are unable to
act or continue to act, then I appoint my brother, Sam Smith, of
Buffalo, New York, to act as my Attorney-in-fact to act for me
in any lawful way with respect to the powers delegated in Part
2. Authorization of Attorneys-in-fact
My Attorneys-in-fact must act jointly.
3. Delegation of Authority
I grant full power to my Attorney-in-fact to delegate any act or
decision to any person as my Attorney-in-fact considers
necessary or advisable.
I grant full power to my Attorney-in-fact to substitute and
appoint one or more Attorneys-in-fact under him or her with the
same or more limited powers, and in his or her discretion to
remove this substitute.
4. Effective Date
This Power of Attorney is effective only if I become
incapacitated or disabled and unable to manage my financial
5. Determination of Incapacity
For purposes of this Durable Power of Attorney, my incapacity or
disability shall be determined by written declaration of two
licensed physicians. Each declaration shall be made under
penalty of perjury and shall state that in the physician's
opinion I am substantially unable to manage my financial
affairs. No licensed physician shall be liable to me for
any actions taken under this part which are done in good faith.
6. Powers of Attorney-in-fact
On this Durable Power of Attorney coming into effect, I grant my
Attorney-in-fact full powers to do anything on my behalf to hold
my property, and to invest and manage my property, which full
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