Wyoming Power of Attorney Forms

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Power of Attorney for Wyoming

A power of attorney allows an agent to act on your behalf based on the terms of the document, whether a General Power of Attorney, Limited Power of Attorney, Child Care Power of Attorney or others.

Wyoming Power of Attorney Laws

Writing: A POA in Wyoming must be in writing as in other States.

Durable: A person may designate another person to act as the attorney in fact or agent for the principal. If durable it means the POA remains effective even if you become incapacipated. The POA may contain words similar to the following to show it is durable or non-durable: "This power of attorney shall not become ineffective by my disability"; or "This power of attorney shall become effective upon my disability" or similar words.

Possible Death: A durable power of attorney remains effective if there is uncertainty concerning whether the principal is alive or deceased.

Conservatorship: A conservatorship does not revoke the POA unless the POA provides otherwise. The agent reports to the Conservator. However, a conservator has the same power the principal to revoke, suspend or terminate all or any part of the power of attorney.

Knowledge of Termination: If the agent or third party do not have actual knowledge of the termination for any reason of your POA, their actions remain effective if they acted in good faith.

Affidavit of Agent: An affidavit signed by the agent you appoint stating that the POA has not been revoked or terminated is conclusive proof of the nonrevocation or nontermination of the power at that time absent fraud.

Signing the Power of Attorney: In Wyoming a power of attorney should be executed in the presence of two witnesses, OR be sworn to and acknowledge before a notary public.

Revocation: A Power of attorney may contain a revocation date. Unless it specifically provides otherwise, it may be revoked by recording an instrument of revocation with a true copy of the power of attorney attached, in the office of the county clerk of the county in which the principal resides. Constructive notice of the revocation is given from and after the date of recording the instrument of revocation. This means once recorded everyone is on notice of the revocation.

General Power of Attorney

Q: What is a General Power of Attorney

A General Power of Attorney is a legal document which gives the person you choose (the agent) the power to manage your assets and financial affairs while you are alive. The document must be signed by you (the principal) while you have the required legal capacity to give your agent clear and concise instructions. The appointment may be for a fixed period and can be revoked by you at any time providing you still have the legal capacity to do so. A power of attorney ceases when you die. The executor named in your will then takes over the responsibilities of your estate.

Living Will and Health Care Power of Attorney

Q: What is a Living Will and Health Care Power of Attorney?

A: A Health Care Power of Attorney is a legal document that allows an individual to designate another person to make medical decisions for him or her when he or she cannot make decisions for himself or herself. In other words it names someone who stands in your shoes and tells the doctors what to do or what not do for you.

A Living Will is a document that allows a person to explain in writing which medical treatment he or she does or does not want during a terminal illness. A terminal illness is a fatal illness that leads ultimately to death. A Living Will takes effect only when the patient is incapacitated and can no longer express his or her wishes. The will states which medical treatments may be used and which may not be used to die naturally and without the patientís life being artificially prolonged by various medical procedures. Although the term Living Will may indicate that it is a Will, in reality, it is more similar to a Power of Attorney than a Will.

Limited or Special Power of Attorney?

Q: What is a limited or special power of attorney?

A: A Limited power of attorney is one which is limited to a specific act or particular purpose. It is also referred to as special power of attorney. A limited power of attorney allows the Principal to give only specific powers to the agent.

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