The Indiana Vehicle Power of Attorney form is also called Form 01940 and serves to evince that an individual has been designated to deal with various vehicle-related issues on the motor vehicle’s owner’s behalf. The same document is supposed to be created if the owner conveys the rights to title and register a watercraft. The power of attorney form is completed under oath.
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IC 30-5-4 of the Indiana state law regulates the creation of a POA form. According to IC 30-5-4-1, to gain validity, the document has to:
After the Indiana Vehicle Power of Attorney has been notarized, it becomes effective for 90 calendar days.
|Document Name||Indiana Motor Vehicle Power of Attorney Form|
|State Form Name||Indiana Form 01940|
|Relevant Link||Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles|
|Valid for||90 Days|
|Avg. Time to Fill Out||8 minutes|
|# of Fillable Fields||26|
|Available Formats||Adobe PDF|
You may choose to complete the Indiana vehicle power of attorney form with the help of a legal assistant. Use either blue or black ink. If there is more than one customer, they should affix their signatures to make the paper valid.
1. Obtain the Template
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2. Provide the Customer’s Info
You are supposed to begin filling out the document with the motor vehicle owner’s full name and complete mailing address (county, state).
3. Appoint an Agent
An Attorney-in-Fact, willing to be granted with the powers you are conveying, should be designated in the first section of the paper. They become liable for the titling or registration transactions for the said vehicle (vessel).
4. Describe the Motor Vehicle
Input VIN (HIN), make, year, and the Title Number (if known) of the vehicle (vessel).
5. Put the Signature
The customer has to review all the data provided and, if the information is accurate, sign the form, enter their name in print, and enter the date of the agreement (month, date, and year).
6. Get the Form Notarized
A licensed notary has to enter the state and the county, indicate the date the paper is being authenticated, sign and print his or her name, affix the seal, and write down the commission expiration date.
You will have two forms provided on the same template if there are two owners of the vehicle. If only one individual possesses the said vehicle, the lower form should remain unfilled.