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The agent acts on behalf of the principal and is the person named as the attorney in fact under a power of attorney.
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What can a Power of Attorney do?

An attorney-in-fact under a Power of Attorney can handle your finances for you and even make medical decisions if that power is included in the document that created the POA.

Weather a principal can cancel the general power attorney with out giving notice to the agent?

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A person wants to give you the power of attorney for their finances. In this matter who is the agent and who is the principal?

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Can an agent revoke power of attorney?

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What is the difference between a Power of Attorney and an agent?

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Can agent act as power of attorney and notary?

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What can you do with a power of attorney?

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