Delaware Durable Power of Attorney is a legal instrument intended to grant the powers to act on behalf of the signing principal to act in the best interest. This document is in line with the directives mentioned in Delaware Code, Title 12, Chapter 49A, Section 49A-114, and Sections 49A-201 through 49A-217.
The signing principal is authorized to appoint an agent as well as successor agent and revoke the power of attorney upon the free will. The document is organized into various sections requiring inputs and the signatures by signing principal, agent, and successor agents if appointed using the Delaware Durable Power of Attorney Form. This document never permits the agent to take health care decisions on your behalf. Select only trustworthy agent to grant the powers specified in the document from § 49A-204 through § 49A-217. You must mark the initials before the category to include it in the power of attorney.
Commence by signing the Notice to Principal undertaking on the first page of Delaware Durable Power of Attorney. Enter the date next to the signature. Provide particular of the agent like name, address, and telephone number after inserting your name as signing principal on the second page. Continue by furnishing particulars like name, address, and telephone number for each successor agent if you intend to appoint. Use separate spaces for each successor agent if more than one and strike out if none. Sign before one option from acting Successively, Concurrently, or jointly in case you intend to appoint more than one agent. Selection here defines the roles of the agent/s. Sign in before the right mode of execution of the power of attorney to set/define your priority of execution. You must select one option between immediate execution or execution upon your incapacitation.
Delaware Durable Power of Attorney Form
Grant of General Authority on page 3 requires selection of powers to grant from Real Property § 49A-204 through Gifts § 49A-217. Signing with initials before the category makes it effective or ineffective otherwise. Section Grant of Specific Authority requires your initials before the option in conformity to its execution. Sign and select only those options you intend to include in the powers to grant from the 7 options listed.
Revocation of Prior Power of Attorney seeks the input of the initial in conformity to the selection of the appropriate option of revocation of previously executed power of attorneys. Specify others if you select so in the space provided for the same on page 4.
Insert date and sign as signing principal on page 5 of Delaware Durable Power of Attorney. Print your name on the next line. Insert your name again on the next blank space, followed by signature of witness, date, and printed name of the witness. Insert the name of the county and proceed with notarization on the last portion on page 5.
Agent’s Certification on page 7 under the Statement to Agent on page 6 of Delaware Durable Power of Attorney requires typing the name of the agent and signature of the agent. Insert the date after the signature to complete the Delaware Durable Power of Attorney in every sense.