Tennessee Limited (Special) Power of Attorney Form

Unless there is a relevant specific-purpose form available for use, all Power of Attorney arrangements which carry a limited purpose should be recorded in a Tennessee Limited (Special) Power of Attorney. The reason this form is so handy is because it gives the creator (a party called the Principal) the assurance that the individual or entity they nominate (called their Agent) will only be able to act to achieve the special purpose they identify in the form. By implication, the circumstances the Agent is authorized to represent them will be clearly defined and regulated.


State Laws & Signing Requirements

State Laws – Uniform Durable Power of Attorney Act

Signing Requirements – No signing requirements are noted in state Power of Attorney Laws. The implication for the Principal is that they are not legally-bound to follow any specific procedures in regards to signing the Limited Power of Attorney. But it is advantageous to organize for at least two (2) disinterested witnesses, and/or a Notary Public to be present when they sign the contract as these parties can check that the process was duly conducted.