Maryland Limited Power of Attorney Form

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Updated January 08, 2023

A Maryland limited power of attorney form is a document that allows you to appoint someone to act on your behalf in a limited capacity or for a short period of time, such as for the duration of a real estate transaction. It is important that you appoint someone that you trust and that carefully write the exact nature of the appointment.


Statutes – Maryland General and Limited Power of Attorney Act (§§ 17-101 — 17-203)

Authority (MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 17-203) – An agent under a limited power of attorney may act on behalf of the principal and exercise specific (limited) authority as granted by the agreement.

Signing Requirements (MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 17-110) – Two (2) Witnesses and Notary Public.