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 notary public.

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 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 (OPTIONAL) – Witnesses must:

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