Power of Attorney

Power of attorney is written authorization to represent someone else with regard to legal matters in that person’s life. One person appoints another person to act as his/her agent, thus transferring authority to perform certain acts or functions on behalf of the principal. Common transactions that use powers of attorney are for executing stocks, handling a tax audit or maintaining a safe-deposit box.

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