Illinois Power of Attorney Forms

The Illinois Power of Attorney Forms are a set of legal agreements by which one person gives another person the power to make decisions on their behalf. In this sort of agreement, the person giving over the power is generally known as the Principal and the person receiving the power is known as the Attorney-in-Fact.

There are a wide variety of Power of Attorney Forms, that give the Attorney-in-Fact everything from broad powers over all of the Principal’s financial arrangements, to the power to make a specific decision on behalf of the Principal. What kind of form the Principal needs will depend on what kind of powers the Principal intends to hand over and how durable they want the agreement. The following forms are the most common examples of power of attorney, that can be customized to meet the Principal’s needs.

Form Description Types

Illinois Durable Power of Attorney Form

The Illinois Durable Power of Attorney Form is an agreement that gives the Attorney-in-Fact the power to continue to act on behalf of the Principal, even if the Principal is declared incapable of making their own decisions. Some reasons why…Read more ›

Illinois General Power of Attorney Form

The Illinois General Power of Attorney Form is used to give the Attorney-in-Fact general power over the Principal’s affairs, most of them financial. Broadly speaking, it gives the Attorney-in-Fact power to deposit or withdraw money from the Principal’s bank accounts,…Read more ›

Illinois Medical Power of Attorney Form

The Illinois Medical Power of Attorney Form is a unique kind of Durable Power of Attorney Agreement, that gives the Attorney-in-Fact the power to make decisions about the Principal’s medical care. This is the only kind of agreement that can…Read more ›

Illinois Limited Power of Attorney Form

The Illinois Limited Power of Attorney Form gives the Attorney-in-Fact very specific powers to act on behalf of the Principal. This is generally to give the Attorney-in-Fact the power to manage a single aspect of the Principal’s finances, or to…Read more ›

Illinois Power of Attorney Law

Power of attorney laws are pursuant to Illinois Compiled Statutes, Chapter 755, Title 45.