Limited Power of Attorney Form | Rhode Island

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Updated on May 10th, 2023

A Rhode Island limited power of attorney form allows for a principal to describe in writing what types of power he or she would like to grant to another person. The representation must be finance-related and may pertain to any business, asset, or investment transaction made on the principal’s behalf. Limited power of attorney documents in Rhode Island terminates in one of the following ways:

  • Upon completion of the objective by the agent;
  • At a specified time written in the form;
  • Incapacitation of the principal (the document is not durable);
  • Death of the principal;
  • Upon the authorization of a revocation form.
Signing Requirements (§ 18-16-2(b)) – Notary public.