Kansas Power of Attorney Forms

Kansas Power of Attorney allow individuals to assign representatives to take care of financial and/or medical matters for them. These contracts are often used to authorize accountants to file individuals’ taxes, perform real estate transactions, and to handle the sale of a vehicle. In addition to these purposes, a power of attorney form can be used to appoint agents to make decisions on behalf of the principal if they are incapacitated through accident, illness, or advanced age. A durable power of attorney appoints a trusted individual as the principal’s attorney-in-fact to take care of financial affairs for the length of their incapacitation. For medical purposes, a living will or medical power of attorney form can be used to communicate which types of medical treatments should be permitted, under which circumstances, and to ensure that the principal’s wishes are carried out.

Laws – Chapter 58, Article 6 (Powers And Letters Of Attorney)

The Kansas durable power of attorney form is a document that authorizes a third party to act and execute legal documents on behalf of the principal. This type of power of attorney enables the representative to make decisions for the principal in the event of their incapacitation. The individual appointed as attorney-in-fact does not need to be a lawyer, most individuals choose their spouse or a…

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The Kansas general power of attorney form is a contract that authorizes a third party (called an “attorney-in-fact”) to handle any and all financial decisions on behalf of the principal. The agent selected has a fiduciary duty to act in the principal’s best interests and may not compensate themselves. If the principal becomes unable to make decisions and think for themselves, the contract becomes void….

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The Kansas limited power of attorney form is used to assign a specific financial task(s) to a willing agent looking to act in the principal’s best interest. The contract is commonly used to allow a real estate attorney to handle the closing of a sale to the seller or buyer’s benefit. The form usually voids upon the completion of the task, at a specific time,…

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The Kansas medical power of attorney form is used to assign an individual to make health care decisions for the principal in the event of their incapacitation. Anyone can be assigned as a health care agent except the principal’s doctor or anyone else involved professionally in their healthcare (unless they are a relative). In Kansas, these exceptions do not apply to certain individuals who are members…

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A Kansas minor (child) power of attorney form is a legal document that establishes a temporary guardianship arrangement for a minor. The minor’s parent(s) can complete this form if they will be out of the country or in some way indisposed and unable to properly care for their child. This form is only valid if the consent of all individuals who have legal custody of…

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The Kansas real estate power of attorney allows a principal (the person creating the document) to choose a representative who can make decisions on their behalf. The powers granted to the representative will be limited to that of real estate management (e.g., buying property, listing property for sale, hiring labor, signing leases, etc.). Kansas statute § 58-654 allows this power of attorney to be made “durable” which…

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The Kansas revocation of power of attorney form is used to cancel an existing power of attorney document in the State. In many instances, simply creating a new power of attorney will cancel any previous one of the same kind. Notice should be given to the agent before their status is revoked so that they do not make any decisions on behalf of the principal…

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The Kansas tax power of attorney form allows individuals to authorize third parties to file their tax return with the Department of Revenue in Kansas. The agent selected may handle any or all of the following: Receive and inspect the principal’s confidential tax information Sign any agreement, consent, or other document on the principal’s behalf Represent the principal in tax matters before the department The…

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The Kansas vehicle power of attorney form is used to assign a third party to handle a certificate of title or registration documents for a vehicle with a County Treasurer’s Office. After the transfer has been completed, the arrangement will be terminated. To be valid for use, the contract requires the owner’s signature (does not need to be witnessed or notarized), the agent’s name, and…

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