Tennessee Power of Attorney Forms
The Tennessee Power of Attorney Forms are a set of legal documents that give one person (known as the Attorney-in-Fact) the power to make decisions or act on behalf of another person (known as the Principal). While there are many variations on these agreements, the following forms are the most common ones that can be used to meet almost any of a Principal’s needs.
Tennessee Durable Power of Attorney Form
A Tennessee Durable Power of Attorney Form gives the Attorney-in-Fact the power to act on behalf of the Principal even if the Principal is declared incapable of making their own decisions. There are a variety of conditions that can make…Read more ›
Tennessee General Power of Attorney Form
A Tennessee General Power of Attorney Form gives the Attorney-in-Fact a wide range of responsibilities over the Principal’s finances. While the exact specifics of these responsibilities can vary slightly from agreement to agreement, in general this will include managing the…Read more ›
Tennessee Medical Power of Attorney Form
A Tennessee Medical Power of Attorney Form gives the Attorney-in-Fact the authority to make decisions about the Principal’s medical treatments and health care. These agreements are always Durable and almost always Springing, as they will be of little use while…Read more ›
Tennessee Limited Power of Attorney Form
A Tennessee Limited Power of Attorney Form gives the Attorney-in-Fact extremely restricted powers. This is usually only a single power or task to perform, as it is most commonly used by a Principal who simply wishes to delegate a task…Read more ›
The most common terms a Principal needs to know when drafting a Power of Attorney agreement are Springing or Immediate (indicating that the agreement will go into effect after the Principal has been incapacitated or immediately upon being signed) and Durable (indicating the agreement will remain in effect after the Principal has been incapacitated). The Principal should consider the following forms carefully to be sure they’re giving over the powers they want to the Attorney-in-Fact.
Tennessee Power of Attorney Law
- Tennessee Code, Title 34, Chapter 6