In West Virginia, a power of attorney allows you to select a trustworthy person that can act on your behalf and manage your property (including money). The POA form enables the assigned person to take action regarding your property regardless of your ability to do it yourself.
Here are various POA forms you can use to your advantage. Use those appropriate for your current needs to ensure your agent has the defined authority. Find the forms provided by the state of West Virginia: IG-Form-01 for sharing authority over minors or Form DMV-9-TR to handle vehicle-related matters.
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A durable POA form enables the designated person to act on your behalf even when you lose your rights to make any financial decisions due to incapacitation and mental or physical ability to perform actions. The Uniform POA form in West Virginia is durable and valid until the principal’s death unless you specify otherwise.
|Also Known As||West Virginia DPOA|
|Signing Requirements||Notary Public|
A medical power of attorney is combined with a living will in West Virginia. This form allows the chosen person to make health care decisions and consent to treatments when you can no longer make it for yourself.
|Also Known As||Health Care POA or MPOA|
|Signing Requirements||Notary Public or Two (2) Witnesses|
|Download||PDF Template | Combined Medical POA And Living Will|
Use a general form of POA if you want to ensure the assigned agent who has access to your financial matters has limited authority to manage your property in times when you lose your ability to perform any legal actions yourself.
|Also Known As||General (Financial) POA|
|Download||PDF Template | Statutory POA Form|
Limited POA gives a trusted person restricted authority over your property. Statutory POA in West Virginia becomes limited by selecting the number of actions you grant to an assigned person. You can also limit the agent’s authority by providing special instructions when filling out the form.
|Also Known As||Special POA|
Make sure that your child is well taken care of by selecting a trustworthy friend to be their legal guardian in your absence. West Virginia IG-Form-01 is a power of attorney that provides authority to the caretaker over the children or their estate.
|Also Known As||Minor POA|
|Signing Requirements||No Statute|
|Download||PDF Template | IG-Form-01|
The limited real estate form of POA allows you to transfer the authority to another person to manage your real estate matters. It includes leasing, maintaining, selling, or purchasing real estate on your behalf.
|Also Known As||Limited Real Estate POA|
Fill out the power of attorney form to entrust the reliable representative to manage your tax matters, whether individual or entity. You can indicate limits for a representative in statutory form or use a custom-made template for this specific case.
|Also Known As||West Virginia Comptroller POA|
If you need someone to handle your insurance, vehicle title, or registration for you, you can assign a trustworthy person using a specific POA form. In West Virginia, form DMV-9-TR is accepted by local DMVs.
|Also Known As||DMV POA|
|Download||PDF Template | Form DMV-9-TR|
Cancel the agent’s authority or terminate the POA if the agent is no longer needed by submitting the revocation form. Be sure to notify the agent about your decision.
|Also Known As||POA Termination Form|
|Signing Requirements||Notarization is Advised|