Make a Power of Attorney with one of our convenient easy-to-use forms. Name someone you trust as your agent to make financial or medical decisions on your behalf.
A power of attorney is a legal document which, when signed, gives one person the authority to do things, sign documents, conduct business affairs or make health care decisions on behalf of a second person, in the same manner that the second person would do if he or she was there. In this context, the word 'attorney' does not mean a lawyer - it means the person named in the document, who is also referred to in some jurisdictions as the agent or attorney-in-fact.
Your attorney has a fiduciary duty to you, and is required by law to always act truthfully, in good faith, and in accordance with your wishes, so far as that is possible, whenever he or she is representing you.
By its very nature, a power of attorney is necessarily a public document. If you are paying your attorney to act on your behalf, the terms of that compensation can be set out in a separate document, which will remain private between the two of you.
Make an Enduring Power of Attorney with this template form for ACT residents.
You can choose to have the Power of Attorney become effective immediately, or at a date you specify, or only if you become incapacitated. In the latter case, if you regain your legal capacity, the Enduring Power of Attorney becomes ineffective again.
You can name someone you trust to act as your attorney, to make decisions and manage your affairs for you if you are incapable of doing so.
It is up to you to decide whether you want to give your attorney the power to make personal decisions for you (such as housing, companionship, personal hygiene, etc.), and/or to consent or refuse to consent to medical treatments and procedures.
This form contains instructions on how to complete and execute the power of attorney, as well as information for your attorney(s).
This Australian Capital Territory Enduring Power of Attorney template is available in MS Word format, and is easy to download, fill in and print.
Appoint an attorney (agent) to handle your business and financial affairs for you with this General Power of Attorney for Australian Capital Territory.
A General Power of Attorney is used to give someone you name the authority to look after your finances, business affairs, legal actions, etc. on your behalf, but ONLY while you are still capable of making such decisions on your own.
The ACT General Power of Attorney terminates if you lose the legal capacity to make your own decisions.
A General Power of Attorney cannot be used to delegate the authority to make medical or lifestyle decisions. You must use an Enduring Power of Attorney for that.
This form contains instructions on how to complete and execute the power of attorney.
This Australian Capital Territory General Power of Attorney is a downloadable and fully editable legal form template.
This Alabama General Durable Immediate Power of Attorney template is available in MS Word format, and is easy to fill in and print. No need to buy additional copies - you and your spouse can each prepare a Power of Attorney with this form.
This Alabama General Durable Springing Power of Attorney template is available in MS Word format, and is easy to fill in and print. No need to buy additional copies - you and your spouse can each prepare a Power of Attorney with this form.