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Texas General Durable Power of Attorney Form

The Texas general durable power of attorney is an important legal document for a general purpose that gives the attorney-in-fact enduring authority, which will exist even if the grantor becomes incapacitated to make his/her own decisions.

Texas General Durable Power of Attorney Form
TEXAS GENERAL DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY
THE POWERS YOU GRANT BELOW ARE EFFECTIVE
EVEN IF YOU BECOME DISABLED OR INCOMPETENT
NOTICE: THE POWERS GRANTED BY THIS DOCUMENT ARE BROAD AND SWEEPING. THEY ARE
EXPLAINED IN THE UNIFORM STATUTORY FORM POWER OF ATTORNEY ACT. IF YOU HAVE ANY
QUESTIONS ABOUT THESE POWERS, OBTAIN COMPETENT LEGAL ADVICE. THIS DOCUMENT
DOES NOT AUTHORIZE ANYONE TO MAKE MEDICAL AND OTHER HEALTH-CARE DECISIONS FOR
YOU. YOU MAY REVOKE THIS POWER OF ATTORNEY IF YOU LATER WISH TO DO SO.
I ____________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________ [insert your name and address] appoint
_____________________________________________ [insert the name and address of the person
appointed] as my Agent (attorney-in-fact) to act for me in any lawful way with respect to the following
initialed subjects:
TO GRANT ALL OF THE FOLLOWING POWERS, INITIAL THE LINE IN FRONT OF (N) AND IGNORE
THE LINES IN FRONT OF THE OTHER POWERS.
TO GRANT ONE OR MORE, BUT FEWER THAN ALL, OF THE FOLLOWING POWERS, INITIAL THE
LINE IN FRONT OF EACH POWER YOU ARE GRANTING.
TO WITHHOLD A POWER, DO NOT INITIAL THE LINE IN FRONT OF IT. YOU MAY, BUT NEED NOT,
CROSS OUT EACH POWER WITHHELD.
Note: If you initial Item A or Item B, which follow, a notarized signature will be required on behalf of
the Principal.
INITIAL
_______ (A) Real property transactions. To lease, sell, mortgage, purchase, exchange, and acquire, and
to agree, bargain, and contract for the lease, sale, purchase, exchange, and acquisition of, and to accept,
take, receive, and possess any interest in real property whatsoever, on such terms and conditions, and
under such covenants, as my Agent shall deem proper; and to maintain, repair, tear down, alter, rebuild,
improve manage, insure, move, rent, lease, sell, convey, subject to liens, mortgages, and security deeds,
and in any way or manner deal with all or any part of any interest in real property whatsoever, including
specifically, but without limitation, real property lying and being situated in the State of Texas, under such
terms and conditions, and under such covenants, as my Agent shall deem proper and may for all deferred
payments accept purchase money notes payable to me and secured by mortgages or deeds to secure debt,
and may from time to time collect and cancel any of said notes, mortgages, security interests, or deeds to
secure debt.
_______ (B) Tangible personal property transactions. To lease, sell, mortgage, purchase, exchange,
and acquire, and to agree, bargain, and contract for the lease, sale, purchase, exchange, and acquisition of,
and to accept, take, receive, and possess any personal property whatsoever, tangible or intangible, or
interest thereto, on such terms and conditions, and under such covenants, as my Agent shall deem proper;
and to maintain, repair, improve, manage, insure, rent, lease, sell, convey, subject to liens or mortgages, or
to take any other security interests in said property which are recognized under the Uniform Commercial
Code as adopted at that time under the laws of the State of Texas or any applicable state, or otherwise
hypothecate (pledge), and in any way or manner deal with all or any part of any real or personal property
whatsoever, tangible or intangible, or any interest therein, that I own at the time of execution or may
thereafter acquire, under such terms and conditions, and under such covenants, as my Agent shall deem
proper.
_______ (C) Stock and bond transactions. To purchase, sell, exchange, surrender, assign, redeem, vote
at any meeting, or otherwise transfer any and all shares of stock, bonds, or other securities in any business,
association, corporation, partnership, or other legal entity, whether private or public, now or hereafter
belonging to me.
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