Arkansas Power of Attorney Forms (11 Types)

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Arkansas power of attorney forms allow an individual to legally confer proxy status to a trusted individual in certain instances. A power of attorney can be used for several reasons such as when someone is selling a property but will be unavailable for the closing and a proxy is needed to take the place of the seller, or for broader and longer-term purposes. For instance, if someone wants to make sure his or her finances will be handled by a trusted person in the event he or she becomes incapacitated.


Advance Directive – Covers all the needs of an individual’s health care planning by combining a health care power of attorney and a living will.

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Signing Requirements (§ 20-6-103(c)) – Two (2) witnesses or a notary public.

 


Durable (Statutory) Power of Attorney – Allows the principal to designate a trusted person to handle his or her financial and other interests as specified even if he or she becomes incapacitated and can no longer make decisions for him or herself.

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Signing Requirements (§ 28-68-105): Notary public.

 


General (Financial) Power of Attorney – Allows a principal to grant proxy status to a trusted agent to administer certain financial matters for the benefit of the principal. If the principal somehow becomes incapacitated, this type of document will no longer be valid.

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Signing Requirements (§ 28-68-105): Notary public.

 


Limited Power of Attorney – This type can be limited as directed by the principal, to certain discrete matters.

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Signing Requirements (§ 28-68-105): Notary public.

 

 


Living Will – Lets an individual establish end-of-life medical treatment options without using an agent.

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Signing Requirements (§ 20-17-202) – Two (2) witnesses or a notary public.

 

 


Medical Power of Attorney – A person can choose a trusted relative or friend to make medical decisions on his or her behalf in the event he or she is unable to make the decisions anymore due to some sort of incapacity.

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Signing Requirements (§ 20-6-103): Two (2) witnesses or a notary public.

 


Minor(Child) Power of Attorney – Allows a parent to appoint a temporary guardian for their children in the event they are going to be away for some reason and unable to make decisions on their children’s behalf.

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Signing Requirements: No laws but recommended to be notarized.

 


Real Estate Power of Attorney – For the benefit of an individual that owns real property where they may use someone else to have some or full control over the decisions in reference to a purchase and sale or management. The document can be structured to be durable and nondurable.

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Signing Requirements (§ 28-68-105): Notary public.

 


Revocation of a Power of Attorney – Can be used to revoke a power of attorney. A revocation can only be signed by the principal if the principal is of sound mind.

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Signing Requirements: Notary public.

 

 


Tax Power of Attorney – This allows a principal to designate someone to represent them with any filings or issues associated with the Department of Revenue.

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Signing Requirements: Principal only.

 

 


Vehicle Power of Attorney – Allows a person to specify that another friend or relative handle issues related to selling, purchasing or titling a motor vehicle.

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Signing Requirements: Notary public.

 

 


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