A power of attorney (POA) is a legal document that allows you (the “principal”) to appoint any individual (the “agent” or “attorney-in-fact”) to manage your financial, medical, or other legal affairs.
Power of attorney laws vary by state. So, you need to download the power of attorney form specific to Rhode Island.
In addition, POA forms vary by type. The form you need depends on what the POA is for and when the POA is effective. For example. If you wish for the agent to retain their powers even when you (the principal) become incapacitated, you’ll need a durable power of attorney.
Related Law: Rhode Island Short Form Power of Attorney Act
Rhode Island Financial Power of Attorney
You may grant another person or entity permission to manage your financial affairs by setting up a financial power of attorney.
Medical Power of Attorney – Rhode Island
If you wish to allow an agent or proxy to manage your healthcare-related matters, you may do so with a medical power of attorney.
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