Washington General (Financial) Power of Attorney Form


The Washington General (Financial) Power of Attorney is a five (5) page written legal document completed to give someone you know and trust concession to act in your stead. Legally, the person that fills-in the form is known as the “Principal”, and the person receiving designation is called the “Agent”. The form lets the principal establish exactly what rights they wish to provide their agent, which can include managing their money, selling and buying investments, handling their rental properties, and more. So long the duties do not involve medical matters, they can be provided to the Agent.

Versions (3)

Version 1 – OpenDocs

Download: Adobe PDF, MS Word (.docx)


Version 2 – eForms

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Version 3 – PowerofAttorney.com

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Laws: Chapter 11.125 RCW

Signing requirements (RCW 11.125.050): The Principal has two (2) options for verifying their signature (must use at least 1). They can either 1) acknowledge their signature before a Notary Public, or 2) have it signed by two (2) or more witnesses.