Free Texas Power of Attorney Forms

In the state of Texas, Power of Attorney (POA) forms provide individuals with the ability to designate a trusted person, known as an “agent” or “attorney-in-fact,” to make important decisions on their behalf. These decisions can encompass financial, medical, parental/guardianship (minor child), and vehicle-related matters.

There are various types of POA forms, each tailored to address the specific needs of the principal—the person granting the authority. One notable type is the “Durable” Power of Attorney form that ensures the document remains effective even if the principal becomes incapacitated, safeguarding their health and finances regardless of their mental capacity.

To establish a legally valid power of attorney document in Texas, it is crucial to choose the appropriate form based on your unique requirements and comply with state-specific regulations.

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texas durable financial poa

Texas Durable power of attorney form is a POA type for financial decisions only that remains in effect even after the person who created it becomes incapacitated (due to a mental or physical illness or disability, chronic use of drugs, or other causes).

Also Known As Texas DPOA
Signing Requirements Notary Public
Download PDF Template | Statutory Form (DOC)
texas medical poa

Texas Medical power of attorney provides the ability to specify an individual to stand for you and take action regarding your health care interests.

Also Known As Health Care POA or MPOA
Signing Requirements Notary Public or Two Witnesses
Download PDF Template | Designation of Health Care Agent
texas general financial poa

Texas General power of attorney form can be used to select a member of the family or a trustworthy friend to manage your financial matters. This form would become inactive in the event you were to become incapable of making decisions.

Also Known As Generic Financial POA
Signing Requirements Notary Public
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texas limited poa

Texas Limited power of attorney is used to manage impermanent issues, such as selling real estate while you are unavailable. Nonetheless, it might be additionally individualized to your needs.

Also Known As Special POA
Signing Requirements Notary
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texas minor child poa

Texas Child power of attorney form can be used by a parent to establish a guardian who is able to take care of their child while they are away. There is a similar statutory form in Texas you can use – Declaration of Appointment of Guardian for My Children in the Event of My Death or Incapacity.

Also Known As Minor POA
Signing Requirements Notary (Sec. 34.004)
Download PDF Template | Form 2638 – Nonparent Authorization
texas real estate poa

Texas Real Estate power of attorney is an official document that allows you to specify who can make decisions regarding real estate on your behalf. That might include care, sale, refinancing, rent, or real estate leasing.

Also Known As Limited Real Estate POA
Signing Requirements Notary
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texas tax POA form 01 137 preview

Texas State Tax power of attorney (Form 01-137) is used if you need an accountant to represent you in matters going through the Texas Comptroller. By filling out the form, you permit your agent to attain and read your tax records and file state taxes for you.

Also Known As Texas Comptroller POA
Signing Requirements Notary
Download Form 01-137 | Form 10-341 (For Oil and Gas Refunds)
texas motor vehicle poa

Texas Vehicle power of attorney (Form VTR-271) is used to appoint a representative who would aid you in registering your new car, obtaining a title, or helping with other matters in the Texas DMV.

Also Known As DMV POA
Signing Requirements Grantor Only
Download PDF Template | Form VTR-271 (for Eligible Motor Vehicle Transactions)
texas revocation of poa

Texas Revocation power of attorney form is usually used if you want to eliminate the agent’s right to act on your behalf. Provide all your agents with a signed copy of this form to notify them about the POA termination.

Also Known As POA Termination Form
Signing Requirements Notarization is Advised
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Published: Apr 20, 2022
Mara Erlach
Mara Erlach
Writer & Attorney
Mara has been practicing estate planning and trust law in California since 2003, taking pride in helping clients of all backgrounds and asset profiles form a complete and customized estate plan. Her specialties are: estate planning, wills and trusts, trust and probate administration.