§ 457.010 Short title
§ 457.020 Definitions for chapter
§ 457.030 Applicability
§ 457.040 Power of attorney is durable
§ 457.050 Execution of power of attorney
§ 457.060 Validity of power of attorney
§ 457.070 Meaning and effect of power of attorney
§ 457.080 Nomination of conservator or guardian — Relation of agent to court-appointed fiduciary
§ 457.090 When power of attorney effective
§ 457.100 Termination of power of attorney or agent’s authority
§ 457.110 Coagents and successor agents
§ 457.120 Reimbursement and compensation of agent
§ 457.130 Agent’s acceptance
§ 457.140 Agent’s duties
§ 457.150 Exoneration of agent
§ 457.160 Judicial relief
§ 457.170 Agent’s liability
§ 457.180 Agent’s resignation — Notice
§ 457.190 Acceptance of and reliance upon acknowledged power of attorney
§ 457.200 Liability for refusal to accept acknowledged power of attorney
§ 457.210 Principles of law and equity
§ 457.220 Laws applicable to financial institutions and entities
§ 457.230 Remedies under other law
§ 457.245 Authority that requires specific grant — Grant of general authority
§ 457.255 Incorporation of authority
§ 457.265 Construction of authority generally
§ 457.270 Real property
§ 457.280 Tangible personal property
§ 457.290 Stocks and bonds
§ 457.300 Commodities and options
§ 457.310 Banks and other financial institutions
§ 457.320 Operation of entity or business
§ 457.330 Insurance and annuities
§ 457.340 Estates, trusts, and other beneficial interests
§ 457.350 Claims and litigation
§ 457.360 Personal and family maintenance
§ 457.370 Benefits from governmental programs or civil or military service
§ 457.380 Retirement plans
§ 457.390 Taxes
§ 457.400 Gifts
§ 457.410 Construction
§ 457.420 Statutory form power of attorney
§ 457.430 Agent’s certification.
§ 457.440 Uniformity of application and construction
§ 457.450 Relation to federal Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act
§ 457.460 Effect on existing powers of attorney

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 457

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Agent: means a person granted authority to act for a principal under a power of attorney, whether denominated an agent, attorney-in-fact, or otherwise. See Kentucky Statutes 457.020
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney: means attorney-at-law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Business trust: includes , except when utilized in KRS Chapter 386, a "statutory trust" as organized under KRS Chapter 386A. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Company: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, person, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Domestic: when applied to a corporation, partnership, business trust, or limited liability company, means all those incorporated or formed by authority of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See Kentucky Statutes 457.020
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Foreign: when applied to a corporation, partnership, limited partnership, business trust, statutory trust, or limited liability company, includes all those incorporated or formed by authority of any other state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact. See Kentucky Statutes 457.020
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Incapacity: means inability of an individual to manage property or business affairs because the individual:
    (a) Has an impairment in the ability to receive and evaluate information or make or communicate decisions even with the use of technological assistance. See Kentucky Statutes 457.020
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Owner: when applied to any animal, means any person having a property interest in such animal. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Kentucky Statutes 457.020
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Power of attorney: means a writing or other record that grants authority to an agent to act in the place of the principal, whether or not the term power of attorney is used. See Kentucky Statutes 457.020
  • Principal: means an individual who grants authority to an agent in a power of attorney. See Kentucky Statutes 457.020
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Property: means anything that may be the subject of ownership, whether real or personal, or legal or equitable, or any interest or right therein. See Kentucky Statutes 457.020
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Kentucky Statutes 457.020
  • Revocable trust: A trust agreement that can be canceled, rescinded, revoked, or repealed by the grantor (person who establishes the trust).
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Sign: means , with present intent to authenticate or adopt a record: (a) To execute or adopt a tangible symbol. See Kentucky Statutes 457.020
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 457.020
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Stocks and bonds: means stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and all other types of securities and financial instruments, whether held directly, indirectly, or in any other
    manner. See Kentucky Statutes 457.020
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Violate: includes failure to comply with. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Year: means calendar year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010