Virginia Power of Attorney Forms

The Virginia Power of Attorney Forms are a group of legal documents that let one person, known as the Agent or Attorney-in-Fact, act on behalf of another person, known as the Principal. These agreements are usually classified as either Immediate, meaning they will go into effect immediately upon being signed or Springing, meaning they will go into effect when the Principal has been declared incapacitated.

Form Description Types

Virginia Durable Power of Attorney Form

A Virginia Durable Power of Attorney Form is used when the Principal wants the agreement to continue functioning even after the Principal has been declared incapable of making their own decisions. There are a variety of medical conditions that might…Read more ›

Virginia General Power of Attorney Form

A Virginia General Power of Attorney Form is used when the Principal needs their Attorney-in-Fact to have nearly universal power over their finances. While there can be local and state law variations on what exact powers it grants, it is…Read more ›

Virginia Medical Power of Attorney Form

A Virginia Medical Power of Attorney Form is a specialized kind of Durable Limited Power of Attorney, used when the Principal wants an Attorney-in-Fact that can make decisions about the Principal’s medical care. These agreements are almost always Springing, as…Read more ›

Virginia Limited Power of Attorney Form

A Virginia Limited Power of Attorney Form is an extremely constricted Power of Attorney agreement that gives the Attorney-in-Fact the power to make a single decision or perform a specific action on behalf of the Principal. This kind of agreement…Read more ›

While there are a variety of Power of Attorney forms, the following forms are the most common and can usually be adapted to meet almost all of the Principal’s needs. The Principal should read through each of the agreements carefully to ensure they are granting their Attorney-in-Fact the powers they want.

Virginia Power of Attorney Law

  • Virginia Uniform Power of Attorney Act