Arizona Power of Attorney Forms

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Updated on June 20th, 2023

The Arizona Power of Attorney is the customary document exercised when a resident decides that they would like to appoint another individual to perform certain functions on their behalf. These functions can vary from financial matters to medical decisions depending on the type of POA utilized. Each document will require the principal to designate an attorney-in-fact (agent), prescribe the powers they wish to convey, and sign the instrument in accordance with state law.

By Type (13)

Advance Directive – This document combines every medical POA form and a living will for those looking to cover all their bases. The agreement guarantees your health care wishes are recorded should you become mentally or physically incapacitated.

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Signing Requirements: One (1) witness or notarial agent must verify the principal party’s signature (§ 36-3221(3)).

 


Durable (Financial) Power of Attorney – One of the most commonly utilized POAs, this form lets the principal convey various financial powers that remain valid even upon their incapacitation.

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Signing Requirements: The principal and a valid witness must sign in the presence of a notary public (§ 14-5501(D)).

 


General (Financial) Power of Attorney – This POA is almost identical to the durable version except that it provides the option of terminating upon the principal’s inability to mentally function.

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Signing Requirements: The party authorizing the transfer of powers and a witness must endorse the POA in front of a notary public.

 


Limited (Special) Power of Attorney – If the executor is not interested in providing a broad power, they can utilize this form to designate a more specific role.

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Signing Requirements: The document requires the signatures of the principal and a legitimate witness to be carried out in the presence of a notary public.

 


Living Will – Provides individuals with the opportunity to stipulate their wants regarding medical treatment if they can no longer express themselves in the future.

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Signing Requirements: The individual conveying the powers must endorse the form while being viewed by either one (1) witness or a notary public.

 


Medical Power of Attorney – Enables an attorney-in-fact to handle the health care decisions for someone else only if they can no longer think for themselves.

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Signing Requirements: The principal’s signature must be achieved either in front of one (1) eligible witness or a notary.

 


Mental Health Care Power of Attorney – This enables a person to select another individual to carry out any decision-making regarding the principal’s mental health in the event they are incapable of producing rational thoughts.

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Signing Requirements: A witness or notary official is required to be present at the time of the principal’s signing.

 


Minor Child Power of Attorney – Offers the conveyance of certain parental rights to another party who the principal trusts.

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Signing Requirements: The declaring party and a witness must sign under the observation of a notary public.

 


Motor Vehicle Power of Attorney (Form 48-1001) – People looking to have someone else either title, register, sell, or purchase a car may achieve so by fulfilling the requirements of this document.

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Signing Requirements: Can either be signed in the presence of a notary public or an MVD associate.

 


Prehospital Medical Care Directive – Instructs first responders that the individual who put forth the document wishes not to be resuscitated upon an emergency encounter.

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Signing Requirements: Requires a physician’s signature and the principal’s, which is to be observed by a qualified witness or a notary public.

 


Real Estate Power of Attorney – Those who wish to have another individual act on their behalf regarding specific real estate transactions may carry out this agreement to authorize the transfer of rights.

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Signing Requirements: The assigning party and a permissible witness must supply their endorsements in the presence of a notary public.

 


Revocation Power of Attorney – A principal who no longer wants their agent to retain the powers delivered in a prior POA may revoke their privileges by completing this form.

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Signing Requirements: This is to be signed by the principal and a witnessing individual in front of a notary public.

 


Tax Power of Attorney – A state form that grants another party (usually an accounting firm) to handle a taxpayer’s needs concerning the filing and paying of their state taxes.

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Signing Requirements: Only needs to be signed by the principal and their representative receiving the powers.