An Alaska durable power of attorney gives you the option to allow another person to make decisions on your own behalf even if you become incapacitated. These decisions can be anything from personal issues like taking care of your dog or financial situations where you need someone to handle your banking affairs. Executing a power of attorney is straightforward. First find an agent that knows your exact needs, typically a close relative or friend, and fill this durable power of attorney detailing which power you would like to grant. If you do not wish to grant a power stated in the document, simply cross it out and initial next to the crossed-out sentence.
It’s always a good idea to have your POA notarized after it’s completed and signed. A notary can be found at your local bank. Once notarized, the Principal should keep the document in a safe place.