Power of Attorney


A legal document that enables an individual to designate another person, called the attorney in fact, to act on his/her behalf as long as the individual does not become disabled or incapacitated.

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The power of attorney was issued and we were then able to complete the contract as Mr. Williams signature was no longer required.

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When my mother suffered a stroke, my brother and I arranged to have a power of attorney granted to us so that we could handle her affairs for her.

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Since John's health was failing they decided to grant Charlie the power of attorney. They had to make someone of a sound mind would be making the decisions.

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