Shelby County Durable Power of Attorney Form (Kentucky)

All Shelby County specific forms and documents listed below are included in your immediate download package:

Power of Attorney Form

Shelby County Power of Attorney Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Shelby County compliant document last validated/updated 7/16/2024

Power of Attorney Guidelines

Shelby County Power of Attorney Guidelines

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form. Statutes are itemized for clarity.
Included Shelby County compliant document last validated/updated 5/10/2024

Completed Example of the Power of Attorney

Shelby County Completed Example of the Power of Attorney

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Shelby County compliant document last validated/updated 6/26/2024

Agents Certification Form

Shelby County Agents Certification Form

Agent certifies he/she is authorized to act. Often required by third parties.
Included Shelby County compliant document last validated/updated 6/10/2024

When using these Durable Power of Attorney forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Shelby County. The executed documents should then be recorded in the following office:

Shelby County Clerk

501 Washington St, Shelbyville, Kentucky 40066

Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM; Thursday: 8:30 AM to 6 PM

Phone: 502-633-4410

Local jurisdictions located in Shelby County include:

  • Bagdad
  • Finchville
  • Shelbyville
  • Simpsonville
  • Waddy

How long does it take to get my forms?

Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.

How do I get my forms, are they emailed?

Immediately after you submit payment, the Shelby County forms you order will be available for download directly from your account. You can then download the forms to your computer. If you do not already have an account, one will be created for you as part of the order process, and your login details will be provided to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance. Forms are NOT emailed to you.

What does "validated/updated" mean?

This indicates the most recent date when at least one of the following occurred:

  • Updated: The document was updated or changed to remain compliant.
  • Validated: The document was examined by an attorney or staff, or it was successfully recorded in Shelby County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Shelby County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Shelby County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.

Can the Durable Power of Attorney forms be re-used?

Yes. You can re-use the forms for your personal use. For example, if you have more than one property in Shelby County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Shelby County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Kentucky or Shelby County. These could be tax related, informational, or even as simple as a coversheet. Supplemental forms are provided for free with your order where available.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Shelby County Durable Power of Attorney forms are PDFs. You will need to have or get Adobe Reader to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Do I need any special software to use these forms?

You will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Do I have to enter all of my property information online?

No. The blank forms are downloaded to your computer and you fill them out there, at your convenience.

Can I save the completed form, email it to someone?

Yes, you can save your deed form at any point with your information in it. The forms can also be emailed, blank or complete, as attachments.

Are there any recurring fees involved?

No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

Durable Power of Attorney under the laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
1. Powers Regarding My Assets. My agent shall have the following powers with respect to my assets: (Subjects Addressed)
(a) Invest, sell, purchase, lease, borrow and encumber assets.
(b) Deal with real property.
(c) Collect and recover assets.
(d) Deal with insurance.
(e) Deal with financial institutions.
(f) Represent me in all tax matters.
(g) Employ others.
(h) Enter, establish, close, or maintain safe deposit boxes.
(i) Litigate.
(j) Miscellaneous powers.

A. Incidental Powers.
B. Ratification.
C. Third Party Reliance.
D. Revocation and Amendment.
E. Protective Proceedings.
F. Interpretation and Governing Law. This instrument is to be construed and interpreted as a General Durable Power of Attorney. The enumeration of specific powers herein is not intended to, nor does it, limit or restrict the general powers herein granted to my Attorney-in-Fact. For a third party to construe otherwise would be contrary to my intent. This instrument is executed and delivered in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky shall govern all questions as to the validity of this power and the construction of its provisions. Nevertheless, I intend that this instrument be given full force and effect in any state or country in which I may find myself or in which I may own property, whether real or personal. I direct that my Attorney-in-Fact not be required to give bond and, if any bond is required, that no sureties be required.

7 to 9 page comprehensive form, has an addendum page in which real property can be listed, and is fully recordable if desired, included is a special instructions section in which the principal can specify/limit specific powers if needed.

(Kentucky Durable POA Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

Our Promise

The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Shelby County recording requirements for formatting. If there's an issue caused by our formatting, we'll make it right and refund your payment.

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