Alabama General (Financial) Power of Attorney Form

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Alabama general power of attorney is a document that gives widespread financial access and decision-making powers to another person, known as the “agent”. Unlike the durable form, it does not remain in effect if the principal becomes incapacitated or not able to mentally make decisions on their own such as under dementia, Alzheimer’s, or any other mental illness that bars them from making everyday rational judgments.

Signing Requirements (§ 26-1A-105) – Notary Public.

How to Write

1 – The Paperwork To Appoint A Principal’s Agent Is Obtainable On This Page

Download and complete with this Agent appointment form then, sign it when it is complete in the presence of a notary public.

2 -This Document Will Need Information Input

In the introduction area, enter the Declarant’s and Agent’s name and address along with any successor or secondary agent’s information.

3 – The Principal Must Initial Each Principal Power Intended For The Agent To Wield

The principal will need to initial next to the powers they would like the agent, and any successor’s, to have while making decisions on their part. If the principal does not initial next to the power then the agent will not have the right to act in the principal’s shoes for the act.

4 -The Principal’s Notarized And Witnessed Signature Will Execute These Powers On The Execution Date

Once the form has been completed the Principal will need to bring the document to a notary public and sign along with any witnesses. Once the form is signed it will be considered legal and binding until the principal’s incapacity, death, or if they decide to cancel the document through a revocation form.