Maine Power of Attorney Forms

The Maine Power of Attorney Forms are a group of legal agreements that allow one person (known as the Principal) to give another person (known as the Attorney-in-Fact) the power to act or make decisions on their behalf. Depending on the agreement this can give the Attorney-in-Fact everything from the power to file the Principal’s taxes to something as broad as making decisions about the Principal’s medical care.

Form Description Types

Maine Medical Power of Attorney Form

A Maine Medical Power of Attorney Form is used to give the Attorney-in-Fact power to make decisions about the Principal’s medical treatment. These agreements are always Durable, meaning they will continue working after the Principal has been incapacitated and almost…Read more ›

Maine Durable Power of Attorney Form

A Maine Durable Power of Attorney Form is designed to give the Attorney-in-Fact power to make decisions on behalf of the Principal, even if the Principal is declared incapacitated. These kinds of agreements are usually Springing, and will therefore only…Read more ›

Maine General Power of Attorney Form

A Maine General Power of Attorney Form is designed to give the Attorney-in-Fact blanket power to act on behalf of the Principal in financial matters. This will generally include everything from managing the Principal’s investments, to depositing and withdrawing funds…Read more ›

Maine Limited Power of Attorney Form

A Maine Limited Power of Attorney Form is designed to give the Attorney-in-Fact a single power, to make a specific decision or perform a specific action on behalf of the Principal. These are almost always financial in nature, such as…Read more ›

What form the Principal needs depends on what powers they wish to surrender to the Attorney-in-Fact. There are many different kinds of Power of Attorney forms, ranging from the extremely broad to the extremely specialized. In general, the following forms should be able to be customized to meet almost any of a Principal’s needs.

Maine Power of Attorney Law

  • Maine Revised Statutes, Title 18-A, Article 5, Part 9