Georgia Power of Attorney Forms

Georgia Power of Attorney Forms validates a resident to effectively manage their monetary, healthcare, motor vehicle, or State tax filings needs by providing them with the ability to formally select a trusted individual to represent them. The person chosen is usually referred to as the ‘Agent’ or ‘Attorney-in-Fact’ and it is recommended that he or she lives in close proximity to the principal as to be available at any time for the principal’s needs (depending on the type of power of attorney being created). The type of document will dictate the scope of authority granted to the agent while determining whether or not the agreement will continue beyond the principal’s incapacitation.

Laws – Georgia Uniform Power of Attorney Act (§10-6B) and Georgia Advance Directive for Health Care Act (§ 31-32)

The Georgia durable power of attorney form is a document that provides the creator with the ability to choose a person to handle their finances. The “durable” nature of the form implies that the selected agent will be able to continue making decisions and generally managing the principal’s finances beyond the principal’s loss of decisional capacity. Indeed, it is often the case that this document is…

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The Georgia general power of attorney form allows a person, referred to as the ‘Agent,’ to represent someone else, referred to as the ‘Principal,’ for any type of financial matter legal within the State. The only difference between this document and the durable is that the general power of attorney does not remain valid if the principal can no longer think for themselves. The loss…

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The Georgia limited power of attorney form provides the creator of the document the ability to transfer limited financial powers to an attorney-in-fact. The select representative will only be granted the authority to carry out the specific financial act detailed within the document. The agreement becomes void once the act is completed, if the principal completes a revocation form, or if a new power of attorney…

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The Georgia power of attorney form is one part of the Advance Directive for Healthcare package, a document that provides residents with the ability to chart the direction of their healthcare. The power of attorney component enables the principal to select a health care agent, someone who will be able to make health care decisions when they can no longer do so themselves. The treatment preferences…

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The Georgia minor (child) power of attorney form allows parents to designate specific parental rights to an agent so that they may ensure their child’s well-being. The agent receives the parent’s permission to make decisions regarding the child’s food, education, health care, travel, and other arrangements determined by the parents in the power of attorney. Georgia law requires that the agent be the child’s grandparent or a…

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The Georgia real estate power of attorney authorizes an agent to represent the principal in specific real estate-related affairs. The principal can, through checking certain boxes in Article 1 of the power of attorney document, grant specific permissions to their agent. These powers include selling and buying property, real estate management, refinancing and mortgaging, and handling deeds, notices, and other assignments. One reason to execute…

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The Georgia tax power of attorney allows an accountant or other attorney-in-fact to handle a Georgia resident’s tax filing with the Georgia Department of Revenue. Typically this form will be attached to a tax filing when the accountant sends an income tax return in for review.  The taxpayer will be required to complete the form in its entirety and sign where applicable before the accountant…

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The Georgia vehicle power of attorney form, also known simply as form ‘T-8’, allows a person to elect another to handle any type of registration or representation of a vehicle on their behalf. The details of the vehicle including the VIN number and model/make are all that is required. The limited power of attorney will only be valid for twelve (12) months beyond its completion….

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