Wisconsin Power of Attorney Forms
The Wisconsin Power of Attorney Forms are a set of legal agreements that let one person, commonly known as the Principal, give another person, known as the Agent or Attorney-in-Fact, the legal authority to act in their place. These powers are usually financial in nature, but depending on the form being used can also give the Agent power to manage the Principal’s child care or health care.
Wisconsin Durable Power of Attorney Form
The Wisconsin Durable Power of Attorney Form is used when the Principal needs their Agent to retain their Power of Attorney, even if the Principal is incapacitated. There are a variety of reasons why an Agent might be declared incapacitated,…Read more ›
Wisconsin General Power of Attorney Form
The Wisconsin General Power of Attorney Form is used when the Principal needs an Agent who can manage all aspects of their Financial affairs. This includes, but is not limited to, depositing or withdrawing funds from their bank accounts, signing…Read more ›
Wisconsin Medical Power of Attorney Form
The Wisconsin Medical Power of Attorney Form is used to give the Agent the power to make decisions about the Principal’s medical treatments. This kind of agreement is almost always classified as Springing, meaning that it will only go into…Read more ›
Wisconsin Limited Power of Attorney Form
The Wisconsin Limited Power of Attorney Form is used, as the name implies, when the Principal wishes to limit the Agent’s power, by giving them a single specific power rather than the blanket power given by the General Power of…Read more ›
What form the Principal needs will depend on what powers they want to give their Agent. There are a variety of Power of Attorney agreements, ranging from the extremely broad to the exceptionally specialized. In general, unless the Principal needs a very specific Power of Attorney agreement, one of the following forms can usually meet all of their needs.
Wisconsin Power of Attorney Law
- Wisconsin Statutes, Chapter 244