What is the purpose of a power of attorney?

Answer A power of attorney refers to an official document that allows another person or organization, known as an agent or attorney-in-fact, to handle your affairs while you are unavailable to do so for w... Read More »

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If you have power of attorney over a baby can you sign that power over to someone else?

No. Generally, a parent executes a power of attorney in order to give another adult the authority to make decisions for their child for only a short period such as when the child will be in the car... Read More »

What is the purpose of a defense attorney?

In the United States, everyone arrested and accused of a crime has a right to an attorney to defend them and represent their interests in a court of law. The purpose of a defense attorney is to ful... Read More »

How to Get Power of Attorney?

Power of attorney is a legal document that allows one person (Referred to as the "Principal") to grant power over their financial and medical decision making to someone else (Referred to as the "At... Read More »

When does a power of attorney take over?

Power of attorney provides legal control over another person in regard to health, medical, legal, financial and other decisions. One who has power of attorney over another person can use that power... Read More »