South Dakota Power of Attorney Forms

The South Dakota Power of Attorney Forms are a group of agreements that facilitates one person giving another person the legal authority to act on their behalf, make decisions in their place or sign documents in their name. In this kind of agreement, the person giving the authority is known as the Principal and the person receiving the authority is known as the Agent or Attorney-in-Fact.

Form Description Types

South Dakota General Power of Attorney Form

The South Dakota General Power of Attorney Form lets the Agent make decisions about all aspects of the Principal’s finances. This kind of agreement is rarely Springing or Durable, as it is intended for a Principal who is technically legally…Read more ›

South Dakota Durable Power of Attorney Form

The South Dakota Durable Power of Attorney Form lets the Agent retain their powers even after the Principal has been rendered comatose, diagnosed with dementia or otherwise declared incapable of making their own decisions. These agreements are usually Springing, IE…Read more ›

South Dakota Medical Power of Attorney Form

The South Dakota Medical Power of Attorney Form is a special kind of Limited Power of Attorney that lets the Agent make decisions about the Principal’s medical treatments and health care. Naturally Medical Power of Attorney are governed separately from…Read more ›

South Dakota Limited Power of Attorney Form

The South Dakota Limited Power of Attorney Form lets the Principal limit the Agent’s power by giving them a single power or set of powers, rather than the broader powers given by the General Power of Attorney Form. This can…Read more ›

There are a wide variety of power of attorney agreements, ranging from the extremely broad, that give the Agent power over all of the Principal’s finances, to the extremely limited that give the Agent a single task to perform on behalf the Principal. What form the Principal will need depends on what powers they wish to give the Agent, and they should therefore consider all these agreements carefully.

South Dakota Power of Attorney Law

  • South Dakota Codified Laws, Title 59