Alaska Limited (Special) Power of Attorney Form

The Alaska limited (special) power of attorney form allows a person to select someone else to handle a specific action or responsibility. The person that is stepping in the principal’s shoes, the “Agent”, will be able to act in the absence of the Principal for the listed activity or activities. The limited power of attorney is commonly applicable for only a one-time event or it lasts only for a brief time period. If the activity is for a specific event, then the form will terminate automatically after it has concluded.

Signing – This form must follow the durable power of attorney laws and be signed in the presence of a notary public.

How To Write

Step 1 – Begin by downloading the packet and reviewing page one to better educate yourself regarding definition of terms and how a limited power of attorney works in the state of Alaska.

Step 2 – Once you’ve reviewed page one, you will reach page two and will begin completing the required information by entering information into the blank lines within the form. Provide the following information:

  • V. Principal
  • Legal name of principal
  • Physical address of principal
  • City
  • State
  • AND – The information needed regarding who you (the principal) will appoint to be your attorney in fact/agent
  • VI. Name of Attorney in fact
  • Physical address of the attorney in fact
  • City
  • State
  • Enter the state in which the power of attorney will be in force, in this case, the state you would enter would be “Alaska”
  • Enter the specific financial duties you would like your agent to  handle for you. If you need additional room, add a sheet and attach it to the form.
  • VII. – Although this step is optional, you may wish to enter the name a successor attorney in fact, in the event your original agent becomes unwilling or unable to perform the duties that you as the principal, have prescribed.
  • Provide:
  • Successor Attorney in fact’s name
  • Physical address
  • City
  • State
  • Enter the specific financial duties you would like your agent to  handle for you. If you need additional room, add a sheet and attach it to the form.

Step 3 – All parties providing signature should read the following:

  • Terms and Conditions
  • Third parties
  • Compensation
  • Disclosure

Step 4 – You and your witnesses must sign this document before a notary public. Before you place your signature in the lower portions of the form, be certain that a notary is present to assist, then provide the following:

  • Print the principal’s name in the blank line
  • Enter the date in dd/mm format
  • Read the brief paragraph and then provide the signature of the principal

Step 5 – The next two steps will require information from the Attorney-in-Fact as well as the Successor Attorney in Fact (if any). They must carefully read their respective paragraphs and enter the required information:

  • Print the name of the attorney in fact into the first line of the next paragraph
  • Carefully read the paragraph before signing
  • Provide the signature of the attorney in fact
  • Provide the date of the signature
  • AND- The Successor Attorney in Fact (if any-Optional)
  • Enter the printed name of the Successor attorney in fact
  • Carefully read the paragraph
  • Provide the Successor’s signature
  • Enter the date the document is being signed

Step 6 -Witness Attestation –  You will require two witnesses, they must be 18 years of age or older and they must be of sound mind.

  • Each witness must print their names in the same paragraph
  • Read the paragraph carefully, if each witness agrees, they would provide their signature at the end of the same paragraph

Step 7 – Notary Acknowledgement – This step will require that the notary public complete the notary section of this document

  • After completion of the notary section, the notary must affix their seal to the document

Step 8 – Acknowledgement and Acceptance of Attorney in Fact and Successor Attorney in Fact

  • The Attorney in Fact and Successor, must read the respective paragraphs
  • If each one agrees with the statements, print their name in the first line of the paragraph
  • Each must then provide their signatures to their paragraph
  • Each must provide the date they’ve signed the document

Step 9 – The notary will then hand the document back to the principal or attorney in fact. Make copies for anyone who has signed the document for their records. This document may be revoked at any time in writing or by execution of an updated limited power of attorney as long as the principal is competent to do so.