The texas department of motor vehicles encourages a title check.
Form vtr271. For a small fee approved title check vendors will provide a vehicle history including issues impacting the vehicles value. Affidavit for partial exemption of motor vehicle sold in another state. Also known as form vtr 271 allows a person who owns a vehicle located in texas to transfer its ownership through the use of an agent he or she selects. View sample form title form description.
General financial power of attorney this is also a type that allows you to confer broad financial powers however unlike the durable form it terminates automatically if you become incapacitated.