Texas Power of Attorney Forms
The Texas Power of Attorney Forms are a group of legal agreements that give one person, known as the Attorney-in-Fact or Agent, the power to act on behalf of or make decisions in place of another person, known as the Principal. What powers the agreement is granting will be covered by the document description, although some will have to be customized to specify which exact powers are being given to the Agent.
Texas Durable Power of Attorney Form
The Texas Durable Power of Attorney Form is designed to let the Agent continue to act on behalf of the Principal even if the Principal is declared incapacitated. More often than not, these agreements are Springing, which means they will…Read more ›
Texas General Power of Attorney Form
The Texas General Power of Attorney Form is designed to give the Agent almost universal power over all of the Principal’s finances and other monetary responsibilities. These agreements are rarely either Durable or Springing, as they are most often used…Read more ›
Texas Medical Power of Attorney Form
The Texas Medical Power of Attorney Form is used when the Principal needs the Agent to be able to make decisions about their medical treatments after they are no longer capable of making or communicating their desires or needs. For…Read more ›
Texas Limited Power of Attorney Form
The Texas Limited Power of Attorney Form is used when the Principal wishes to give the Agent a single fixed power, usually to manage a specific account or investment, or to perform a specific action such as filing taxes or…Read more ›
The Principal should be sure to choose an Agent that they trust implicitly to act in good faith in their best interest. A Power of Attorney agreement gives the Agent a significant amount of authority, which can lead to potential for abuse, accidental or otherwise. The Principal will need to ensure they choose an Agent who can handle that level of trust and responsibility.
Texas Power of Attorney Law
- Texas Statutes, Chapter 12