Power of attorney is the legal authority to make financial, business, or medical decisions on behalf of another person. It’s also the name of the document that gives this authority.
The person assigning power of attorney is the “principal” and the person chosen to make decisions is the “agent.”
A power of attorney form must comply with state laws. Find your free Missouri (MO) power of attorney form by type below.
Missouri (MO) Power of Attorney Documents
Missouri Power of Attorney For Minor Child
A power of attorney giving a third party (agent or guardian) the authority to assume parental responsibility of a minor child for a limited time is called a power of attorney for a minor child.
Missouri DMV Power of Attorney
A trusted third party (agent) named in a DMV or motor vehicle power of attorney may execute vehicle-related transactions such as transfer of ownership on behalf of the principal.
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How to Get Power of Attorney in Missouri
To set up a power of attorney, both the agent and principal fill out and sign a power of attorney form.
Durable powers of attorney in Missouri are regulated by Missouri Statutes 404.700 to 404.737, with which all forms available on this page comply.
To revoke a power of attorney in Missouri, you’ll need to fill out a revocation of power of attorney form.
Section 404.705 lists the requirements for a durable power of attorney in Missouri. The POA document must contain the:
- name and signature of the principal
- name and contact information of the agent(s)
- what powers are granted to the agent
- when the powers begin and end
- name and signature of a notary public