FREE SAMPLE POWER OF ATTORNEY FORM
A power of attorney allows your agent to handle your important affairs for you.
A POA is a written document in which a person (grantor, principal, or donor) authorizes another person (the agent, attorney-in-fact, or donee) to represent or act on his or her behalf in business issues, private affairs, or other legal matter.
This document is also known as Letter of Attorney.
TYPES OF POA: General, Specific or Limited, Durable or Enduring, Springing, Financial, Medical, Real Estate.
Not all states require the P.O.A. to be notarized. A notary's seal and signature is used to attest to the fact that the person named in the document is the same person who has signed it. In the US a notary stamp is accepted anywhere, no matter which state the notarization has taken place. Notaries can be found at any courthouse, lawyers offices, car lots, and public offices with notary services.
The power or letter of attorney form below (POA) is just an example. It is not intended to cover all or any legal requirements of one's jurisdiction or legal issues. It is crucial that you consult an attorney to obtain the proper legal advice, assistance and directions on filing legal forms for your specific case correctly, and in order for the document to be legally suitable and effective.
POWER OF ATTORNEY
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS THAT:
I,_______________________________________ (insert name and address of principal)
_________________________________________ (insert name and address of person appointed)
as my true and lawful agent (attorney-in-fact) to have full power and authority to act on my behalf in any lawful way with respect to the following:
And all matter pertaining to:
I aknowledge and agree that my attorney in fact binds me to all terms, obligations and conditions associated with this form, including repayment obligations.
I understand that my attorney-in-fact may act for me until this power of attorney is revoked or terminated.
I confirm tha both my attorney-in-fact and I are at least 18 years of age.
The agent (attorney-in-fact) IS/IS NOT entitled to compensation for acting persuant to this power of attorney in the amount of $____________ Month/Year.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this _______ day of _______________________, 20____.
Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of:
State of _____________ )
The foregoing instrument was acknowledged by me this ______ day of _____________, 20 ____ by:_______________________________ who is/are personally known by me or who has/have produced:_____ ______________________ as identification and who did not take an oath.
State of ___________________
My Commission Expires: ___/___/___
Although POA's can be oral, a written form is required by some jurisdictions courts, The Internal Revenue Services, Hospitals and Banks, in order to keep a copy of the original document for their records.
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