North Carolina Limited (Special) Power of Attorney Form

The North Carolina Limited (Special) Power of Attorney is a form that clarifies in legally-binding terms where an Agent’s powers start and end. An Agent is the terminology used to describe an individual or entity who has agreed to act on behalf of the individual who requires a Power of Attorney (the Principal). An Agent to a Limited Power of Attorney must appreciate that they will not be granted sweeping powers to carry out transactions for the Principal, but rather, will be granted limited powers to act.


State Laws & Signing Requirements

State Laws – North Carolina Uniform Power of Attorney Act

Signing Requirements (§ 32C-1-105) – A Limited POA created in the state of North Carolina must comply with the signing requirements set out by the North Carolina Uniform Power of Attorney Act. These requirements state that the Principal/someone directed by them must sign the form, and that a Notary Public/someone authorized to take lawful acknowledgements must acknowledge the execution of the document.