North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 32A Powers of Attorney

Article 1 - Statutory Short Form Power of Attorney.

Article 2 - Durable Power of Attorney.

Article 2A - Authority of Attorney-In-Fact to Make Gifts.

Article 2B - Gifts Authorized by Court Order.

  • § 32A-14.10   Gifts authorized by court order
    An attorney‑in‑fact, acting under a power of attorney that does not contain the grant of power set out in G.S. 32A‑14.1 and does not expressly...
  • § 32A-14.11   Appeal; stay effected by appeal
    Any party in interest may appeal from the decision of the clerk to the judge of the superior court. The procedure for appeal is governed...
  • § 32A-14.12   Costs and fees
    All costs and fees arising in connection with a proceeding under this Article shall be assessed the same as costs and fees are assessed in...

Article 3 - Health Care Powers of Attorney.

Article 4 - Consent to Health Care for Minor.

Article 5 - Enforcement of Power of Attorney.

  • § 32A-40   Reliance on power of attorney
    (a) Unless (i) a person has actual knowledge that a writing is not a valid power of attorney, or (ii) the action taken or to...
  • § 32A-41   Penalty for unreasonable refusal to recognize power
    (a) A person dealing with an attorney‑in‑fact who unreasonably refuses to accept a power of attorney shall be subject to all of the following: (1)...
  • § 32A-42   Protection for third parties
    (a) A person is not required to honor the attorney‑in‑fact's authority or to conduct business with the attorney‑in‑fact if the person is not otherwise required...
  • § 32A-43   Scope of Article
    This Article shall apply to all or any portion of a document executed under Article 1, Article 2, or Article 2A of this Chapter. (2005‑178,...