Washington Power of Attorney Forms
The Washington Power of Attorney Forms are a set of agreements that give one person the legal authority to act in place of or make decisions on behalf of another person. In this kind of agreement, the person receiving the authority is known as the Attorney-in-Fact of Agent, while the person the Agent is allowed to act on behalf of is known as the Principal.
Washington Durable Power of Attorney Form
The Washington Durable Power of Attorney Form is created when the Principal wants their Agent to retain their Power of Attorney even after the Principal has been declared incapacitated by a doctor. These agreements are usually classified as Springing, meaning…Read more ›
Washington General Power of Attorney Form
The Washington General Power of Attorney Form is created when the Principal needs an Agent who can manage all, or almost all, aspects of their financial obligations. This includes giving gifts, managing bank accounts and investments, writing checks, paying bills…Read more ›
Washington Medical Power of Attorney Form
A Washing Medical Power of Attorney Form is created when the Principal wants their Agent to be able to manage their medical treatments and health care decisions. This is the only kind of agreement that can give an Agent this…Read more ›
Washington Limited Power of Attorney Form
A Washington Limited Power of Attorney Form is created when a Principal wants to give their Agent a specific task to perform or a single responsibility to manage on behalf of the Principal. This is usually financial in nature (IE,…Read more ›
While there are a variety of these kinds of agreements, some of them extremely specialized, the following agreements are the most common kinds that can be adapted to meet almost any of the Principal’s needs. The Principal should consider what powers they need their Agent to have, and choose which agreement they draft carefully.
Washington Power of Attorney Law
- Revised Code of Washington, Title 11, Chapter 11.94