Wisconsin Statutory Durable Power of Attorney Form

Last updated October 25th, 2021

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A Wisconsin statutory durable power of attorney is a legal document that, once executed, grants authority to an agent (a.k.a., attorney-in-fact) to represent the principal signatory in the management of their finances. The individual executing the document may allow for a broad scope of power or may limit the agent to a few specific tasks. A durable power of attorney, unlike a general power of attorney, persists beyond the point of the principal’s incapacitation.

Agent’s Duties§ 244.14

LawsChapter 244 (Uniform Power of Attorney for Finances and Property)

Signing Requirements (§ 244.05) – Notary Public

Statutory Form§ 244.61

State Definition

Statute§ 244.02(2)

“Durable power of attorney” means a power of attorney that is not terminated by the principal’s incapacity.