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What is a Durable Power of Attorney?

A Power of Attorney is a written document in which a competent adult (a.k.a) the “principal”) appoints another competent adult (a.k.a. the “attorney-in-fact”) to act on the principal’s behalf.

In general, an attorney-in-fact may perform any legal function or task which the principal has a right to do.  The powers may be:

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