Oklahoma Limited (Special) Power of Attorney Form

The Oklahoma limited (special) power of attorney form is used when a Principal wishes to permit an Agent to execute specific duties on their behalf (e.g. receiving mail, purchasing property, cashing checks). This type of legal document allows for the establishment of a limited scope of authority which may be terminated once a duty has been performed  or after a predetermined length of time. Within the State of Oklahoma, a Principal must sign the form in front of a witness or have the form notarized.

How to Write

Step 1 – Titled Sections – Principal must read the following titles:

  • Notice
  • Incapacitation
  • Revocation
  • Witness and Notary

Step 2 – The Parties – Provide:

  • The Principal’s name
  • The Principal’s address
  • City
  • State
  • AND
  • The Agent’s name
  • Agent’s Address
  • City
  • State
  • AND –

The Principal may decide to appoint one or more Successor Agents, in the event the the initial Agent would become unwilling or unable to act reasonably on behalf of the Principal:

  • Enter the names of one or more Successor Agents (Optional)
  • The Successor(s) current Address
  • City
  • State
  • Name of the state where the document will be executed

Step 3 – Additional Titled Sections – Read the following information before proceeding:

  • Terms and Conditions
  • Third Parties
  • Compensation
  • Disclosure

Step 4 – Signatures –Parties must present before a notary:

  • Print the name of the Principal
  • Date the Principal’s signature in dd/mm format
  • Submit Principal’s Signature
  • AND
  • Print Agent’s name
  • Review the remainder of the information
  • Submit Agent’s  signature
  • Date Agent’s signature in mm/dd/yyyy format
  • AND
  • Enter the name of a Successor Agent
  • Review the remaining information
  • Successor Agent must provide a Signature

Step 5 – Notarization –

Once the Notary witnesses all signatures, the notary will provide all of the required notary  information and affix the notary’s state seal in acknowledgement of the document

Step 6 – Acknowledgement and Acceptance of Appointment of Agent(s) –The Agent(s) must first review the acceptance statement and enter the following:

  • The Agent(s) printed name(s)
  • Review all information contained in each section
  • Both Agent(s) enter their signatures
  • Date the Agent(s) signatures in mm/dd/yyyy format

Step 7 – Witness Attestation – Witnesses must:

  • Both witnesses must review the witness attestation information provided
  • Print the Witnesses names
  • Submit Witnesses signatures (respectively)