New Jersey Power of Attorney Forms

The New Jersey Power of Attorney Forms are legal forms that carry the purpose of delegating decision making powers from one party, named the Principal, to another party, named the Agent. It is the volition of the Principal to exercise their legal right to do so, as they consider such an arrangement to be in the best interests of maintaining their affairs in such areas as their finances, property, children, health, and taxes.

Types (9)

Durable (Financial) Power of AttorneyThis form offers a sense of security to the principal by legally establishing that the decisions set forth regarding delegating tasks pertaining to their finances to another party will carry through even in the event of their incapacitation or death. 

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General (Financial) Power of Attorney – Once this form comes into effect, an agent chosen by the principal will have the legal means to carry out any business and financial affairs outlined therein.

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Limited (Special) Power of AttorneyA form that makes it possible for an individual to transfer the decision making powers they have in connection to a special circumstance to another individual or entity so that they may carry out specified tasks in the individual’s stead.

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Medical Power of AttorneyFor an individual to assign someone to carry out their health care wishes if one day they cannot to do so themselves due to incapacity or disability, they must file a Medical Power of Attorney.

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Minor Child Power of Attorney – Whether due to travel or work commitments, or a particular circumstance that prevents them from fulfilling their parental duties, parents in such a situation can use this form to elect a trusted individual to step in for them when necessary.

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Motor Vehicle (DMV) Power of Attorney – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission issued this form so that residents can authorize a representative to receive their International Registration Plan (IRP) and International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) accounts so that the representative may act on their behalf in any relevant matters.

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Real Estate (Property) Power of Attorney – A principal who wishes to elect another party to take care of one or more real estate affairs—namely, the purchase, sale, management, or refinancing of a property— can do so by filling out a Real Estate (Property) POA.

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Revocation of Power of Attorney – Following the execution of this form, the agent will no longer have any authority to act on the principal’s behalf that was granted by the filing of the given POA.

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State Tax Filing Power of Attorney (Form M-5008-R) – Provided by the New Jersey Division of Taxation, Form M-5008-R allows for an individual to appoint a representative to represent them in all tax matters, or only the specific ones they detail in the form.

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