I need a power of attorney, and i want to make sure its done right. I'm purchasing a car in my name, but want to give my dad full rights to it.. the ability to register it, insure it, operate it, etc.
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): California
I've looked online, but there's nothing specific about full access to a car.
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I see, I was not aware of that. Sure, I've looked online and seen sample forms and the sites where you just fill in your information, but nothing that gives full access to a car like I need it to.
IF (Did I say "IF"?) you are otherwise satisfied with the general PoA documents you have found, please know that there are generally two types of NON-health care PoAs, either of which can be "durable" and still good if you get knocked unconscious or otherwise legally unable to act on your own. No PoA lives on longer than the person granting it--they automatically end at death.They are "general", which are broad and most of the forms books and most of what is done these days are that type. They include ANYTHING, and that's why the standard boilerplate used where I practice runs about two pages. That's anything except no single PoA document in most (all?) states can be used for both financial and healthcare matters. The health care one usually takes a special form.For non-health PoAs, the second type is "limited" or "special". I recently did some of those for a client, so that either co-manager of their business could sign for the other regarding a specific transaction they were working on, during a time when they were expecting to be traveling separately literally thousands of miles apart. So, a sentence was added saying the subject of the PoA, limiting it to that transaction. It also had a specific expiration date. That was my idea, just for the oh-so-remote as in probably would NEVER happen problem of what if there is a disagreement months afterwards and one of them wants to cheat the other? An expiration date puts an...expiration date on that remote hazard. If something bad like that happened, I would HATE to know that a single sentence could have prevented it.So, if you want to do something like this yourself, I believe that you have the education in this very specific area to pull it off.But to be sure, an attorney's review would be needed. I'm not sure that you could find one to do a $50 review and mini-consult, but if you do, three cheers XXXXX XXXXX responding to that part of the mostly-unserved legal market.Thank you.BAB.
Twelve years of experience in estate planning and probate, consumer bankruptcy, and business law.
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