A power of attorney legally sufficient under this chapter is durable to the extent that durable powers are permitted by sections 21-2081 through 21-2085 , or other law of the District of Columbia and the power of attorney contains language such as “This power of attorney will continue to be effective if I become disabled, incapacitated, or incompetent,” showing the intent of the principal that the power granted may be exercised notwithstanding later disability, incapacity, or incompetency.
1981 Ed., § 21-2102.
Effect of Amendments
D.C. Law 13-91 validated a previously made technical amendment.
Durable power of attorney generally, see § 21-2101 et seq.
Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 2 of the Uniform Statutory Form Power of Attorney Act.