where can i print off legal forms for power of attorney over a adult?

i live in ARKANSAS and first is it legal to "do it yourself" without a lawyer and where do i find the forms to fill out and file myself

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  • Stuart
    Lv 7
    10 years ago
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    ARKANSAS STATUTORY POWER OF ATTORNEY

    NOTICE: THE POWERS GRANTED BY THIS DOCUMENT ARE BROAD AND SWEEPING. THEY ARE EXPLAINED IN THE UNIFORM STATUTORY FORM POWER OF ATTORNEY ACT. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THESE POWERS, OBTAIN COMPETENT LEGAL ADVICE. THIS DOCUMENT DOES NOT AUTHORIZE ANYONE TO MAKE MEDICAL AND OTHER HEALTH-CARE DECISIONS FOR YOU. YOU MAY REVOKE THIS POWER OF ATTORNEY IF YOU LATER WISH TO DO SO.

    I __________________________ (insert your name and address) appoint ____________________________ (insert the name and address of the person appointed) as my agent (attorney-in-fact) to act for me in any lawful way with respect to the following initialed subjects:

    TO GRANT ALL OF THE FOLLOWING POWERS, INITIAL THE LINE IN FRONT OF (N) AND IGNORE THE LINES IN FRONT OF THE OTHER POWERS.

    TO GRANT ONE OR MORE, BUT FEWER THAN ALL, OF THE FOLLOWING POWERS, INITIAL THE LINE IN FRONT OF EACH POWER YOU ARE GRANTING.

    TO WITHHOLD A POWER, DO NOT INITIAL THE LINE IN FRONT OF IT. YOU MAY, BUT NEED NOT, CROSS OUT EACH POWER WITHHELD.

    INITIAL

    _______ (A) Real property transactions.

    _______ (B) Tangible personal property transactions.

    _______ (C) Stock and bond transactions.

    _______ (D) Commodity and option transactions.

    _______ (E) Banking and other financial institution transactions.

    _______ (F) Business operating transactions.

    _______ (G) Insurance and annuity transactions.

    _______ (H) Estate, trust, and other beneficiary transactions.

    _______ (I) Claims and litigation.

    _______ (J) Personal and family maintenance.

    _______ (K) Benefits from social security, medicare, medicaid, or other governmental programs, or military service.

    _______ (L) Retirement plan transactions.

    _______ (M) Tax matters.

    _______ (N) ALL OF THE POWERS LISTED ABOVE. YOU NEED NOT INITIAL ANY OTHER LINES IF YOU INITIAL LINE (N).

    SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

    ON THE FOLLOWING LINES YOU MAY GIVE SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS LIMITING OR EXTENDING THE POWERS GRANTED TO YOUR AGENT.

    ________________________________________________________________

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    UNLESS YOU DIRECT OTHERWISE ABOVE, THIS POWER OF ATTORNEY IS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY AND WILL CONTINUE UNTIL IT IS REVOKED.

    This power of attorney will continue to be effective even though I become disabled, incapacitated, or incompetent.

    STRIKE THE PRECEDING SENTENCE IF YOU DO NOT WANT THIS POWER OF ATTORNEY TO CONTINUE IF YOU BECOME DISABLED, INCAPACITATED, OR INCOMPETENT.

    I agree that any third party who receives a copy of this document may act under it. Revocation of the power of attorney is not effective as to a third party until the third party learns of the revocation. I agree to indemnify the third party for any claims that arise against the third party because of reliance on this power of attorney.

    Signed this _______ day of _______________, 20__

    ______________________________

    (Your Signature)

    _______________________________

    (Your Social Security Number)

    State of Arkansas

    County of ___________________

    This document was acknowledged before me on

    _______________ (Date) by _______________________________ (name of principal)

    _______________________________

    (Signature of notarial officer)

    (Seal, if any) _______________________________

    (Title (and Rank))

    [My commission expires: ______]

    BY ACCEPTING OR ACTING UNDER THE APPOINTMENT, THE AGENT ASSUMES THE FIDUCIARY AND OTHER LEGAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF AN AGENT.

    There ya go. - Stuart

  • 4 years ago

    POA and guardianship are VERY various issues. If a guy or woman provides you ability of legal professional to a diverse guy or woman, the two could make judgements, transactions, etc. for this reason, if somebody needs to no longer stay in a nursing abode, a guy or woman with ability of legal professional can not make it ensue. If the guy who granted POA isn't incapacitated, that guy or woman would revoke the POA. If that right is incapacitated, a courtroom would revoke the POA. If somebody is yet another's father or mom, it ability that a courtroom has desperate that the ward is incapacitated and that the father or mom grew to become into appointed with the aid of the courtroom. frequently, the courtroom keeps authority to visual demonstrate unit the situation (audit the factors and expenses and earnings of the valuables, overview the actual and psychological nicely being of the ward, etc.). in case you suspect an person is being exploited, circulate on your state's organization on person shielding centers. Or seek for suggestion out of your legal professional to make certain in case you are able to observe to be that guy or woman's father or mom.

  • Tulip
    Lv 7
    10 years ago

    Power of attorney means you give a person of your choice the right to make financial decisions and pay bills for you in the event you cannot do it for yourself. It is not something you get OVER an adult.

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