Use our attorney-drafted Indiana Power of Attorney (POA) forms to designate another person as your agent to legally act on your behalf.
Different types of power of attorney can be set up to authorize an agent to act on behalf of another person (otherwise known as a principal or donor) in managing their affairs.
Table of Contents
- Indiana Powers of Attorney
- How to Revoke Power of Attorney in Indiana
- How to Become Power of Attorney in Indiana
Durable (Financial) Power of Attorney – Indiana
Because the form below is a legal document you use to nominate a trusted agent to make financial decisions on your behalf, it’s also called a financial power of attorney in Indiana.
Medical Power of Attorney – Indiana
Should you become incapacitated and you have an Indiana medical power of attorney in place, your caregivers will have legal guidance on how to proceed with your care.
Limited Power of Attorney – Indiana
In contrast to the broad (general) and medical powers of attorney above, a limited power of attorney is a useful legal document if you wish to give a third party certain, limited powers to manage your affairs.
While you can customize the general durable power of attorney form to your specific needs to create a limited power of attorney, here are some other examples of limited power of attorney forms in Indiana:
Indiana BMV Power of Attorney – Indiana
A trusted third party (agent) nominated in a BMV or vehicle power of attorney may execute vehicle-related transactions such as transfer of ownership on behalf of the principal.Indiana BMV Limited Power of Attorney
Download: Adobe PDF
Indiana Department of Revenue Power of Attorney
A revenue or tax power of attorney gives an individual or entity you appoint (that is, your agent) the legal capacity to file taxes and manage other tax issues on your behalf. In Indiana, this form is also known as a POA-1.Indiana Tax Power of Attorney
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How to Revoke Power of Attorney in Indiana
A revocation of power of attorney is a legal document cancelling the authority formerly given to a third party to act on your behalf. You can revoke a power of attorney you’ve previously created under Indiana law by completing a power of attorney revocation form.
How to Become Power of Attorney in Indiana
Title 30, Article 5 of the Indiana Code regulates power of attorney documents in the state of Indiana. The forms available on this page comply with § IC 30-5. Obtain a power of attorney by completing one of the following forms:
Indiana Power of Attorney Requirements
According to § IC 30-5-4-1, for a power of attorney to be valid in Indiana, it must:
- Be in writing
- Name an attorney in fact
- Give the attorney in fact the power to act on behalf of the principal
- Be signed by the principal or at the principal’s direction by another individual in the presence of a notary public
Note that if the POA was signed at the direction of the principal, the notary public must state that the person who signed the POA did so at the principal’s direction.