Vehicle Power of Attorney (VPOA) is a document that allows a person, partnership or corporation (the agent) to make business transactions on behalf of another person, partnership or corporation (the principal). The power of attorney authorizes DMV transactions usually do the following operations agent for the principal

  • buy, sell or register the car
  • record deposits
  • apply for a duplicate certificate title

DMV does not give power of attorney form.

Non-durable power of attorney or general power of attorney does not allow the agent to act in the interests of the principal, if the latter becomes incapacitated. As a rule, non-durable power of attorney provides limited scope for an agent whose principal may just need to perform a single task. Agent acts as the legal representative of the principal issues that the Principal is unable to attend in person. It may be revoked by the principal at any time or automatically cease to question the effectiveness of time has been completed.

A written document in which one person (the principal) appoints another person to act as an agent on his or her behalf, thus conferring authority on the agent to perform certain actions or functions on behalf of the principal. Powers of attorney are usually issued to allow the agent to take care of various transactions in the primary, such as performing company of power, handling tax audit or maintain a safe environment for storing valuables. Power of attorney can be written either in general (full) or limited to special circumstances.

If you decide to choose a medical power of attorney, here are some things to look for:

  1. Those who are not afraid of health workers and ready to ask the tough questions
  2. Someone who can put aside their own feelings about a particular procedure or medical option in order to ensure that your wishes are carried out
  3. Someone who understands your wishes about medical options and in end of life care

You can also think of an alternative proxy, if your first choice is unable to perform the job.

Durable Power of Attorney (POA) allows your elderly parents (so-called "main" in the power of attorney document) to assign the "Agent", such as a reliable family member or friend to cope with specific medical, legal and financial obligations.

There are two types of power of attorney:

709.08 Durable power of attorney.

of Title XL REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY

of Chapter 709 POWERS OF ATTORNEY AND SIMILAR INSTRUMENTS


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HOUSE BILL No. 5196

July 14, 2009

A bill to make uniform the law relating to the designation of agents to act for principals under powers of attorney; to provide for the powers of designated agents; to provide for an optional form for powers of attorney; to provide remedies; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

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TITLE 15. UNIFORM PROBATE CODE

CHAPTER 12. UNIFORM POWER OF ATTORNEY ACT

PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS

15-12-101.Short title.

This chapter may be known and cited as the "Uniform Power of Attorney Act."

15-12-102.Definitions.

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