A Louisiana durable power of attorney form can be used to select an agent to have unlimited and unrestricted power over the finances of the individual creating the form. This document is a general power of attorney that is durable, meaning that the financial powers bestowed on the agent will sustain the incapacitation of the individual for which the power of attorney was created. The below document also provides the agent with the ability to oversee the individual’s healthcare should they be unable to represent themselves accurately due to injury or mental incapacity.
“Durable” Definition – No statutory definition
Laws – Louisiana Civil Code Art.2989 – Art.2997, Art.3024 – Art. 3026
Signing requirements – Not statutorily defined; however, it is recommended that it be signed by two (2) witnesses and notarized.