A power of attorney gives legal permission to another individual or entity to make decisions on your behalf. To get power of attorney in Arkansas, choose from the following types of powers of attorney in Arkansas depending on your specific needs.
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- Arkansas Powers of Attorney
- How to Get Power of Attorney in Arkansas
Durable Power of Attorney – Arkansas
Setting up a durable power of attorney gives an agent the legal authority to continue to make decisions on your behalf if you become incapacitated.
Because this form is set up to allow your chosen agent to make and execute financial (and not medical) decisions on your behalf, it is also known as an Arkansas financial power of attorney form.
Medical Power of Attorney – Arkansas
Power of Attorney for Minor Child – Arkansas
A limited power of attorney intended to authorize a third party (agent) to take parental responsibility for a minor temporarily is called a parental power of attorney.
How to Get Power of Attorney in Arkansas
Chapter 68 of Title 28 of the Code of Arkansas (the Uniform Power of Attorney Act) controls the creation of power of attorney forms within the state. All forms on this page adhere to this chapter of the Wills, Estates, and Fiduciary Relationships title of the Code of Arkansas.
To get a power of attorney, use one of the forms below:
For a power of attorney to be valid, it must follow the Arkansas Uniform Power of Attorney Act linked above, and requires the following:
- The Arkansas POA document must list the:
- full contact information and signature of the principal
- name and contact information of the agent(s)
- date the agreement is made
- powers granted
- when the powers begin and end
- A notary public must be present and acknowledge the principal’s signature
Ready to establish your own power of attorney? Our POA form builder can help you get started.