Durable Power of Attorney Form With Instructions

Last updated: October 2016

This link is to the SHORT form. If you wish to use the LONG Form please see the FAQ section. The LONG Form is much more complex and should be used cautiously and ideally with the advice of an attorney.

The new CT law, effective 1 October 2016, states that all Power of Attorneys executed after that date will be "durable" UNLESS you expressly state otherwise.

The word "durable" means that the Power of Attorney will still be good even if you become legally "incapable." The powers you give to your agent will remain effective even though you, the principal, are no longer able to give your agent instructions.