Massachusetts Power of Attorney Forms

The Massachusetts Power of Attorney Forms are a group of legal agreements designed to facilitate the transfer of financial authority from one person to another. In this agreement the person transferring the power is known as the Principal, while the person receiving the power is known as the Attorney-in-Fact.

Form Description Types

Massachusetts Medical Power of Attorney Form

A Massachusetts Medical Power of Attorney Form is designed to give the Attorney-in-Fact the power to make decisions about the Principal’s medical treatments and health care. In Massachusetts these agreements are always durable are legally known as a Health Care…Read more ›

Massachusetts Limited Power of Attorney Form

A Massachusetts Limited Power of Attorney Form is designed to keep an Attorney-in-Fact’s power to a minimum. Unlike a General Power of Attorney Form, it only gives the Attorney-in-Fact power over one of the Principal’s decisions. Often times this is…Read more ›

Massachusetts General Power of Attorney Form

A Massachusetts General Power of Attorney Form is designed to give the Attorney-in-Fact blanket power to manage the Principal’s financial affairs. This will include managing their accounts, supervising their investments, giving gifts on their behalf and paying any bills for…Read more ›

Massachusetts Durable Power of Attorney Form

The Massachusetts Durable Power of Attorney Form is designed to give the Attorney-in-Fact power to act on behalf of the Principal even if the Principal is declared unable to make their own decisions by a doctor. There are many reasons…Read more ›

What kind of form the Principal will require depends on what kind of powers they are giving the Attorney-in-Fact and whether they want the Attorney-in-Fact to retain those powers after the Principal is incapacitated. The following forms are the most common examples of Power of Attorney forms. While there are occasionally more specialized forms that might be designed specifically for a Principal’s requirements, the following forms can usually be adapted to meet almost any of a Principal’s needs

Massachusetts Power of Attorney Law

  • Massachusetts General Laws, Part 2, Title 2, Chapter 201B