Georgia Durable (Financial) Power of Attorney Form

The Georgia Durable Power of Attorney is a document that encompasses all of the required terms for an individual (referred to as the Principal) to pass on their financial decision making powers to another party (their Agent)—of which will remain active even with the Principal’s future incapacity. Duties the Agent may need to complete include depositing funds, paying for goods and services, making investments, and applying for government benefits.

State Laws & Signing Requirements

State Laws – Uniform Power of Attorney

Signing Requirements (§ 10-6B-5) – If a Principal is ready to execute the form, they must subsequently sign it before two (2) specific parties that have been established by state law:

  • One (1) witness (if the Principal so wishes, more witnesses are permitted), and
  • A Notary Public or other entity authorized to take acknowledgements.