Power of attorney (POA) is the legal authority to act on behalf of another person.
With a power of attorney form, you (the “principal”) can select another person (the “agent”) to make decisions for you. Those decisions can be related to medical treatment, finances, or raising a child.
All types of powers of attorney must comply with state laws. Find your free Oregon (OR) power of attorney form by type below.
Oregon (OR) Power of Attorney Documents
Oregon DMV Power of Attorney
Setting up a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) power of attorney gives an agent the capacity to manage your affairs only where they relate to motor vehicles.
Download: Adobe PDF
Oregon Tax Power of Attorney
A tax power of attorney assigns the authority to manage your tax affairs to a third party (agent).
Download: Adobe PDF
Oregon Power of Attorney for Minor Child
An Oregon parental power of attorney allows another person or entity to take responsibility for a child aged under 18 years for a limited time.
How to Get Power of Attorney in Oregon
Chapter 12, volume 3 of the Oregon Revised Statutes regulates powers of attorney in the state of Oregon. All forms offered on this page adhere to the regulations set forth in this chapter of the Oregon Revised Statutes.
To get power of attorney, simply download and fill in one of the forms below. To become a power of attorney (i.e., to become an agent), the principal must transfer their powers to you using a power of attorney form.
Oregon POA Requirements
Compared to other states, Oregon places few requirements on the creation of a legally-binding power of attorney.
For example, Oregon does not require a specific format for the POA, or for witness/notary signatures.
In order for a power of attorney to be valid in Oregon it only needs to meet the following requirements:
- Be in writing
- Be signed by the principal
- Clearly express the principal’s intention to appoint one or multiple agents
How to Revoke a Power of Attorney in Oregon
If you wish to withdraw an agent’s authority to act on your behalf, you may do so with a revocation of power of attorney document.