New Hampshire General (Financial) Power of Attorney Form
The New Hampshire General (Financial) Power of Attorney is a contract that an individual, known as the Principal, creates with the awareness that it will expire if they become incapacitated at some point in the future. Before that time, a party they nominate to manage their financial affairs on their behalf (their Agent) will be lawfully able to to utilize the decision making powers the execution of this form provides for. A Principal considering executing this form should note that the state signing requirements differ between a General Power of Attorney and all other types.
State Laws & Signing Requirements
State Laws – Uniform Power of Attorney Act
Signing Requirements (§ 564-E:105(a)) – State law includes specific signing requirements for a General Power of Attorney. Namely, it must be signed by the Principal before a Notary Public or by another authorized individual. Further to this, the Principal must sign and affix the disclosure statement detailed in § 564-E:105 to the Power of Attorney form.