Maine Revised Statutes

§5-963. Effect on existing powers of attorney

Except as otherwise provided in this Part, on July 1, 2010: [2009, c. 292, §2 (NEW); 2009, c. 292, §6 (AFF).]

(a).    This Part applies to a power of attorney created before, on or after July 1, 2010;
[ 2009, c. 292, §2 (NEW); 2009, c. 292, §6 (AFF) .]
(b).    This Part applies to a judicial proceeding concerning a power of attorney commenced on or after July 1, 2010; and
[ 2009, c. 292, §2 (NEW); 2009, c. 292, §6 (AFF) .]
(c).    This Part applies to a judicial proceeding concerning a power of attorney commenced before July 1, 2010, unless the court finds that application of a provision of this Part would substantially interfere with the effective conduct of the judicial proceeding or prejudice the rights of a party, in which case that provision does not apply and the superseded law applies.
[ 2009, c. 292, §2 (NEW); 2009, c. 292, §6 (AFF) .]

An act done before July 1, 2010 is not affected by this Part. [2009, c. 292, §2 (NEW); 2009, c. 292, §6 (AFF).]

SECTION HISTORY
2009, c. 292, §2 (NEW). 2009, c. 292, §6 (AFF).