Pennsylvania Power of Attorney Forms

The Pennsylvania Power of Attorney Forms are a group of documents that give one person the legal authority to act on behalf of, or make decisions in place of another person. In this kind of agreement, the person being given the legal authority is known as the Attorney-in-Fact and the person giving the authority is known as the Principal.

Form Description Types

Pennsylvania Durable Power of Attorney Form

A Pennsylvania Durable Power of Attorney Form is designed to allow the Attorney-in-Fact to remain Attorney-in-Fact even if the Principal is declared incapacitated by a doctor. These agreements are usually Springing, IE will only go into effect after the Principal…Read more ›

Pennsylvania Limited Power of Attorney Form

A Pennsylvania Limited Power of Attorney Form is designed to give the Attorney-in-Fact a single, fixed power to manage the Principal’s finances. This is typically used when the Principal is both legally and mentally capable of managing the power granted…Read more ›

Pennsylvania General Power of Attorney Form

A Pennsylvania General Power of Attorney Form is designed to allow the Attorney-in-Fact to act on behalf of the Principal in almost almost all financial matters. This agreement is usually not Springing, as it will most likely be used for…Read more ›

Pennsylvania Medical Power of Attorney Form

A Pennsylvania Medical Power of Attorney Form is designed to give the Attorney-in-Fact power over the Principal’s medical treatments and health care. This is unique among Power of Attorney agreements, as Medical Power of Attorneys are governed separately from other…Read more ›

The Principal should go over all of these forms carefully, as what form they choose will determine what powers they are granting to their Attorney-in-Fact. The following forms are the most common examples of Power of Attorney agreements and can generally be adapted to meet almost all of a Principal’s needs.

Pennsylvania Power of Attorney Law

  • Pennsylvania Statutes, Chapter 56