Arkansas Power of Attorney Forms (9)


An Arkansas power of attorney form lets a person select an “agent” to perform certain matters on their behalf, such as signing a document or moving money in their financial accounts. In order for the form to be completely effective, it must be signed and notarized. The agent (person receiving power) does not need to sign the document in order for it to be considered legitimate.

Types (9)

Durable (Financial) Power of Attorney Form – A legal document that helps to safeguard the continuation of the power of attorney, even in the case the principal becomes incapacitated.

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General (Financial) Power of Attorney Form – This form will be rendered inactive in the case the principal can no longer communicate their needs due to incapacity.

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Limited (Special) Power of Attorney Form – A power of attorney that is only applicable in the certain circumstances noted in the agreement.

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Medical Power of Attorney Form – For situations in which one or more individuals will make decisions about the medical care of the principal, a Medical Power of Attorney form must be drafted and signed in accordance to the Arkansas Healthcare Decisions Act.

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Minor Child Power of Attorney Form – A legal document that establishes the legal right for an individual to take care of another party’s child, in some capacity, when that party is unable to do so.

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Motor Vehicle (DMV) Power of Attorney Form – From repairing a car to selling it, this form makes it possible for an agent to act on the principal’s behalf in matters connected to their motor vehicle.

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Real Estate (Property) Power of Attorney Form – The principal may appoint an individual, known as an agent, to possess the necessary legal powers to execute specified duties on their behalf regarding their real estate.

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Revocation of Power of Attorney Form – A form used when the principal decides they no longer want the legal rights granted to the agent by the power of attorney to endure.

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State Tax Filing Power of Attorney Form – If one party cannot file their state tax for whatever reason, they may use this form to nominate another party to file it on their behalf.

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Laws & Signing Requirements

  • Arkansas Power of Attorney Laws: Title 28, Chapter 68, “Uniform Power of Attorney Act”
  • State Definition of Power of Attorney (§ 28-68-102(7)): “means a writing or other record that grants authority to an agent to act in the place of the principal, whether or not the term power of attorney is used.”
  • Signing Requirements (§ 26-68-105): All POAs must be signed by the Principal and notarized. Certain state-official POAs may require additional signatures.