Maryland Power of Attorney Forms

The Maryland Power of Attorney Forms are legal agreements used to give one person or persons the power to act on behalf of, or in place of, another person. In this sort of agreement the person transferring the power is known as the Principal and the person receiving the power is known as the Attorney-in-Fact or Agent.

Form Description Types

Maryland Medical Power of Attorney Form

The Maryland Medical Power of Attorney Form is used to give the Agent the power to make decisions about the Principal’s health care or medical treatments. As these kinds of agreements are governed separately from all other Power of Attorney…Read more ›

Maryland Limited Power of Attorney Form

A Maryland Limited Power of Attorney Form is used to give the Agent a single limited power. This can range from power over the Principal’s bank accounts or investments, to simply giving them the power to file tax returns or…Read more ›

Maryland General Power of Attorney Form

The Maryland General Power of Attorney Form is used to give the Agent broad power to act on behalf of the Principal in financial matters such as investing or managing bank accounts. Note that, in Maryland like most states, this…Read more ›

Maryland Durable Power of Attorney Form

The Maryland Durable Power of Attorney Form is used when the Principal wishes the Agent to retain their power, even if the Principal is declared incapacitated by a doctor. More often than not, this kind of form is Springing and…Read more ›

These types of agreements are usually classified by what kind of powers they give. They can also be classified as Durable (in which case they will continue working after the Principal has been incapacitated) or Springing (in case they will only take effect after the Principal has been incapacitated, rather than immediately upon signing). Regardless of the Principal’s needs, the following forms can usually be adapted to meet them, although more specialized forms do exist.

Maryland Power of Attorney Law

  • General Assembly of Maryland, Article 17