Write your legal name and address in the space reserved for the principal.
Write the agent's legal name and address in the space for the agent or attorney-in-fact.
Check the form's instructions for granting authority. You might have to initial all powers you're giving or only powers you're not giving, depending on the format. A general power of attorney gives your agent broad authority, but you usually can eliminate some powers if you want to do so by putting a line through the powers. Follow the power of attorney's directions for the powers section. Write in any other powers you're giving that are not shown on the form using specific wording.
Write in the names and addresses of any secondary agents in the alternate or secondary agent section. This agent only has authority if the first agent can no longer act.
Take the power of attorney document and your state identification to a notary public. Sign and date the paper and ask him to notarize your signature. Make copies of the document for yourself and your agents.