Maine Revised Statutes

§5-918. Agent's resignation; notice

Unless the power of attorney provides a different method for an agent's resignation, an agent may resign by giving notice to the principal and, if the principal is incapacitated: [2009, c. 292, §2 (NEW); 2009, c. 292, §6 (AFF).]

(a).    To the conservator or guardian, if one has been appointed for the principal, and a coagent or successor agent; or
[ 2009, c. 292, §2 (NEW); 2009, c. 292, §6 (AFF) .]
(b).    If there is no person described in subsection (a), to:
(1). The principal's caregiver; [2009, c. 292, §2 (NEW); 2009, c. 292, §6 (AFF).]
(2). Another person reasonably believed by the agent to have sufficient interest in the principal's welfare; or [2009, c. 292, §2 (NEW); 2009, c. 292, §6 (AFF).]
(3). A governmental agency having authority to protect the welfare of the principal. [2009, c. 292, §2 (NEW); 2009, c. 292, §6 (AFF).]
[ 2009, c. 292, §2 (NEW); 2009, c. 292, §6 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2009, c. 292, §2 (NEW). 2009, c. 292, §6 (AFF).