59-12-40. Effect on existing powers of attorney.

Except as otherwise provided in this chapter:

(1)    This chapter applies to a power of attorney created on, or after July 1, 2020;

(2)    This chapter applies to a judicial proceeding concerning a power of attorney commenced on or after July 1, 2020;

(3)    This chapter applies to a judicial proceeding concerning a power of attorney commenced before July 1, 2020, unless the court finds that application of a provision of this chapter would substantially interfere with the effective conduct of the judicial proceeding or prejudice the rights of a party, in which case that provision does not apply and the superseded law applies; and

(4)    An act done before July 1, 2020 is not affected by this chapter.

Source: SL 2020, ch 214, § 40.