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If you need to assign a trusted agent to act on your behalf, then you may need to make a Power of Attorney. With a Pennsylvania Power of Attorney form, your agent(s) can be granted the authority to... Read More

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  • What is a Pennsylvania Power of Attorney?

    If you need to assign a trusted agent to act on your behalf, then you may need to make a Power of Attorney. With a Pennsylvania Power of Attorney form, your agent(s) can be granted the authority to make decisions in your absence, sign documents for you, or otherwise manage your legal and financial matters.

  • What is a Durable Power of Attorney in PA?

    There are various types of Power of Attorney forms. A General Power of Attorney ends when you become incapacitated. Contrastingly, a Durable Power of Attorney contains specific language which maintains your agent's authority even if you are unable to communicate or make decisions for yourself.

  • How do I get power of attorney in PA?

    Obtaining a Power of Attorney form is straightforward and easy to do with Rocket Lawyer. Simply decide which powers you want to grant to your agent and finalize your document by having it signed in front of two witnesses and notarized.

  • Does legal aid help with power of attorney?

    You can make a Power of Attorney online for free with Rocket Lawyer. Just answer a few questions to build your document. Consider these details beforehand to make the process speedier:

    • Who will you designate as your agent, co-agent, and alternate agent?
    • Would you like to grant your agent broad or specific powers?
    • Will your agent have authority over any of your assets, businesses, trusts, or real estate?
    • Will your agent be compensated?

    If you don't have all of the details you need, you can skip questions, and save your document for later. Have any remaining questions? Ask a lawyer.

  • Do you need to file a Power of Attorney?

    No, you do not need to file your Power of Attorney form in Pennsylvania. Please note, however, that a Power of Attorney must be recorded with your county's office for recording deeds if it deals with real estate transactions.

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