• Current through October 23, 2012

All acts done by an attorney in fact pursuant to a durable power of attorney during any period of incapacity of the principal have the same effect and inure to the benefit of and bind the principal and his successors in interest as if the principal were not incapacitated.

(Feb. 28, 1987, D.C. Law 6-204, § 2(a), 34 DCR 632.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 21-2082.

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 6-204, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 21-2001.

Uniform Law

This section is based upon § 2 of the Uniform Durable Power of Attorney Act. See 8A Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on WESTLAW.