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A power of attorney is a legal document that gives one person, the attorney-in-fact, certain legal rights in the name of someone else, the principal, according to the Connecticut Network for Legal Aid. The attorney-in-fa... More »

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An individual creates a power of attorney form by deciding who acts on his behalf in the event he is unable to do so; he lists the person's contact information and signs the document to make it legal, according to Rocket... More »

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By signing a power of attorney, a principal gives his agent the ability to carry out decisions for him or make decisions when he cannot. A power of attorney can limit an agent to handling certain issues, such as financia... More »

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A power of attorney is needed when a person is unable to handle affairs or considered legally incapable to make decisions about finances, medical and household issues, explains the Connecticut Network for Legal Aid. A pe... More »

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A good time to give someone power of attorney is when people are out of state and need to appoint someone in control of their property or affairs, the Connecticut Network for Legal Aid advises. Power of attorneys can be ... More »

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A notice of revocation of power of attorney is a document that allows someone to revoke a power of attorney formerly granted, Rocket Lawyer says. There are many reasons to revoke a power of attorney, including drafting a... More »

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