Agricultural Economics Department


Document Type

News Article


Farm and Ranch Management News (May 18, 2020).

Also available at

DOI: 10.13014/frm00009.


Copyright 2020, the author. Used by permission.


This publication introduces the POA concept and discusses the Nebraska statutory form POA and its limitations. The purpose is to familiarize the reader with POAs, including their use and misuse, so that they can interact more effectively with their attorney in developing a POA, should they need one.


This information is intended for educational purposes only; it must not be taken as legal advice or as a substitute for legal advice. If you have legal questions about developing and implementing a power of attorney for operating your business should you be unable to do so yourself, contact an attorney.