Durable Power of Attorney Idaho Form – Adobe PDF
Under an Idaho Financial Power of Attorney, you can name any adult to be your decision maker, and that person is designated as your Agent. He or she should share your views on business and money matters, and it is obvious that you should be confident of this individual’s honesty and integrity. It’s a wise idea to name an alternate agent, in case your first choice isn’t available if and when the time comes. Because many people choose their spouse, it is important to note that the agreement doesn’t cease automatically if you divorce.
If you choose to have the Power of Attorney go into effect immediately, it should be specified to be “durable”, or it terminates when your doctor declares you to be incapacitated. A more common configuration is for a “springing” durable power of attorney, which only goes into effect upon incapacitation. In Idaho, as in most states, the individual can affect a Power of Attorney without the aid of a lawyer.
- Under Idaho State Law, all power of attorney forms are considered ‘durable’ unless it specifically states that it isn’t