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Arkansas Power of Attorney Forms

Arkansas power of attorney forms allow a person to appoint someone else to handle financial, medical, and other important responsibilities. Giving someone power of attorney means handing over a lot of authority and influence to another person. The principal (person executing the power of attorney form) would be wise to select an individual they trust completely, such as a spouse, relative, or close friend. The documents provided on this page serve many different purposes and will also have various execution requirements and obligations.

By Type (8)

  1. Advance Directive
  2. Durable
  3. General
  4. Limited
  5. Motor Vehicle
  6. Minor (Child)
  7. Real Estate
  8. Tax

Advance Directive – An all-encompassing health care planning document that appoints a trusted individual as a medical attorney-in-fact and provides the principal’s health care wishes upon incapacitation.

Download: Adobe PDF
Signing Requirements (§ 20-6-103(c)(1)): Two (2) Witnesses or Notary Public

 


Durable Power of Attorney – Used to appoint a financial agent to represent the principal with durable powers of attorney, which means that the powers do not terminate if the principal is incapacitated.

Download: Adobe PDF
Signing Requirements (§ 28-68-105): Notary Public

 


General (non-durable) Power of Attorney – Allows an individual to grant certain powers of estate to an appointed attorney-in-fact.

Download: Adobe PDF
Signing Requirements (§ 28-68-105): Notary Public

 


Limited Power of Attorney – A specialized power of attorney form authorizing an attorney-in-fact to perform specific tasks for the principal.

Download: Adobe PDF, MS Word (.docx), OpenDocument
Signing Requirements (§ 28-68-105): Notary Public

 


Motor Vehicle Power of Attorney – Grants powers related to registering, licensing, transferring, and titling of a motor vehicle to an appointed agent.

Download: Adobe PDF
Signing Requirements: Notary Public

 


Minor (Child) Power of Attorney – Executing this document authorizes another individual to care for the principal’s children temporarily.

Download: Adobe PDF
Signing Requirements: (§ 28-68-105): Notary Public

 


Real Estate Power of Attorney – Permits an attorney-in-fact (usually a realtor or similar agent) to carry out real estate tasks and transactions for the principal’s benefit.

Download: Adobe PDF, MS Word (.docx), OpenDocument
Signing (§ 28-68-105): Notary Public

 


Tax Power of Attorney – A form to designate an agent to execute certain tax-related matters for the principal.

Download: Adobe PDF
Signing Requirements: Taxpayer