A power of attorney that enables a trusted person to handle your affairs if you become mentally incapable requires a durable power of attorney. ... The word “durable" attached to any of them means that the assigned power of attorney continues to be effective even if you become mentally incompetent.

Bring to the notary your original document, a photo copy of it and a valid ID, such as your driver license or passport. Then follow one of the options stated below: Option 1: The notary should certify copy of a document by writing 'TRUE COPY' and putting his/her signature, seal and stamp preferably on the copy itself.

California's Unclaimed Property Law requires banks, insurance companies, corporations, and certain other entities to report and submit their customers' property to the State Controller's Office when there has been no activity for a period of time (generally three years).

living trust (sometimes called an "inter vivos" or "revocable" trust) is a written legal document through which your assets are placed into a trust for your benefit during your lifetime and then transferred to designated beneficiaries at your death by your chosen representative, called a "successor trustee."

Power of Attorney for Health Care. This type of document authorizes your agent to make decisions about your medical treatment, but only if you are unable to make or communicate such decisions. By its very nature, a power of attorney for health care is both a springing and a durable power of attorney.