A North Dakota durable power of attorney form allows someone to manage financial matters on behalf of another person, even if the person granting authority becomes incapacitated. The designated person can handle tasks ranging from bill payments to overseeing daily business operations, so selecting a trusted individual for this role is essential.
In North Dakota, power of attorney forms can be made durable by including the following or similar language:
“This power of attorney is not affected by subsequent disability or incapacity of the principal or by lapse of time.”
“This power of attorney becomes effective upon the disability or incapacity of the principal.”
- Relevant Laws: §§ 30.1-30-01 — 30.1-30-06 (Uniform Durable Power of Attorney Act)
- Presumed Durable: No. § 30.1-30-01
- Signing: No requirements.
- Notarization: No requirements, although it’s recommended in case banks or other financial institutions will require it to validate the document.
- Statutory Form: No.