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Connecticut Durable (Statutory) Power of Attorney Form

A Connecticut durable statutory power of attorney form allows a principal to appoint an agent to handle their financial affairs during their lifetime. The term "durable" means the power of attorney stays valid even after the principal can no longer make conscious decisions.
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Signing Requirements

The principal must sign with two witnesses and a notary public. The agent also has the option to sign the Agent’s Certification in the presence of a notary public for further certification (Sec. 1-350d, Sec. 1-352a).

Definition of “Durable”

“Durable” means, with respect to a power of attorney, not terminated by the principal’s incapacity (Sec. 1-350a(2)).

Definition of “Power of Attorney”

“Power of attorney” means a writing or other record that grants authority to an agent to act in the place of the principal, whether or not the term power of attorney is used (Sec. 1-350a(7)).

Statutory Form

Connecticut has a statutory form located at Sec. 1-352 of the Connecticut General Statutes.