NRS 162A.570
Personal and family maintenance.

Unless the power of attorney otherwise provides, language in a power of attorney granting general authority with respect to personal and family maintenance authorizes the agent to perform the acts necessary to maintain the customary standard of living of the principal, including, but not limited to, authorizing the agent to:


Make periodic payments of child support and other family maintenance required by a court or governmental agency or an agreement to which the principal is a party;


Provide normal domestic help, usual vacations and travel expenses, and funds for shelter, clothing, food, appropriate education, including postsecondary and vocational education, and other current living costs for the principal;


Pay expenses for necessary health care and custodial care on behalf of the principal;


Act as the principal’s personal representative pursuant to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Public Law 104-191, as amended, and applicable regulations, in making decisions related to the past, present or future payment for the provision of health care consented to by the principal or anyone authorized under the law of this State to consent to health care on behalf of the principal;


Continue any provision made by the principal for automobiles or other means of transportation, including registering, licensing, insuring and replacing them;


Maintain credit and debit accounts for the convenience of the principal and open new accounts; and


Continue payments incidental to the membership or affiliation of the principal in a religious institution, club, society, order or other organization or to continue contributions to those organizations.

Source: Section 162A.570 — Personal and family maintenance., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-162A.­html#NRS162ASec570.

Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

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