Louisiana Power of Attorney Forms

The Louisiana Power of Attorney Forms are a group of legal forms that give one person (known as the Attorney-in-Fact or Agent) the legal authority to act in place of or make decisions on behalf of another person (known as the Principal). There are a wide variety of these kinds of forms, ranging from forms that give broad power over the Principal’s finances, to forms that grant one specific power.

Form Description Types

Louisiana Durable Power of Attorney Form

The Louisiana Durable Power of Attorney Form is designed to give the Attorney-in-Fact the power to act on behalf of the Principal, even if the Principal is declared comatose, diagnosed with dementia, or otherwise declared incapable of making their own…Read more ›

Louisiana General Power of Attorney Form

A Louisiana General Power of Attorney Form is designed to give the Attorney-in-Fact far reaching power over the Principal’s financial affairs. While most Power of Attorney agreements will specify what powers it gives to the Attorney-in-Fact, this one’s powers will…Read more ›

Louisiana Medical Power of Attorney

A Louisiana Medical Power of Attorney Form is designed to give the Attorney-in-Fact the authority to make decisions about the Principal’s medical care. This type of agreement is always Durable and Springing, meaning it will only go into effect once…Read more ›

Louisiana Limited Power of Attorney Form

A Louisiana Limited Power of Attorney Form is designed to give the Principal a single fixed power. This is usually financial in nature, such as power over a single bank account or over their investments, but it can also be…Read more ›

Regardless of what kind of Power they are giving their Attorney-in-Fact, the Principal should read their Power of Attorney agreement carefully, in order to ensure they are handing over the exact powers they wish to. The following forms are some of the most common Power of Attorney forms that can usually be adapted to meet any and all situations, although other types of forms exist.

Louisiana Power of Attorney Law

  • Louisiana Revised Statutes, Title 9