A power of attorney gives a person or entity (called an agent or a proxy) the legal authorization to act on behalf of another (the principal).
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- Oklahoma Powers of Attorney
- Oklahoma Power of Attorney Requirements
Durable Power of Attorney – Oklahoma
If you are considering setting up an enduring or durable power of attorney, remember that it remains in place even if you become incapacitated.
OK Durable POA Download Options:
Because the forms presented above are used only for financial matters (and not medical matters), they’re also known as a financial power of attorney or a general power of attorney
Medical Power of Attorney – Oklahoma
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Oklahoma Tax Commission Power of Attorney
Having a tax power of attorney in place means that your agent or proxy can act on your behalf in relation to tax matters.
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Power of Attorney for Minor Child – Oklahoma
Parental responsibility for children younger than 18 may be assigned temporarily to an agent using a power of attorney for the temporary guardianship of a minor child.
Oklahoma Power of Attorney Requirements
Oklahoma is one of several states in the US that has adopted and enacted the Uniform Power of Attorney Act.
A POA that complies with the Oklahoma POA statues must contain the following elements:
- name and signature of the principal
- name of the agent(s)
- date of the agreement
- powers granted
- when the powers begin and end
In addition, the principal must sign the document in the presence of two witnesses. The witnesses must be 18 years of age or older and must not be a relative (by blood or by marriage) of the principal. Similarly, the agent or their family cannot serve as witnesses. The POA document must also be notarized.
How to Get a Power of Attorney in Oklahoma
All forms provided on this page comply with the specifications of the Oklahoma Uniform Durable Power of Attorney Act. Download any of the following forms, depending on your needs, to get a power of attorney in Oklahoma.