Realtors

Yelena

yelenavorobets@gmail.com
1905 Nw 169 Place Suite 100, Beaverton, OR 97006
P: 503-489-7409

Melanie

mdbailey1217@gmail.com
23402 Fm 2100, Huffman, TX 77336
P: 832-233-9003

Evva

evva.century21@gmail.com
LIC: 2016009436
100 N State Hwy 5, Versailles, MO 65084
P: 5732306838

What is a Power of Attorney?

November 1, 2019

Power of attorney

A Power of Attorney is an instrument which authorizes one person to act as another’s agent or attorney-in-fact.  The attorney-in-fact need not actually be a licensed attorney.  The Power of Attorney may be for a performance of a specific, definite act or duty, or it may be general in nature.  It may be for a specific time period or for an indefinite time period.  It may be revocable.  If not revoked, it usually expires when the person granting the Power of Attorney dies.  A Power of Attorney may grant the attorney-in-fact authority to convey or mortgage real estate.  If this is so in a given state, the Power of Attorney must be written, signed, and otherwise executed similar to a deed.  The Power of Attorney should be recorded in order to put others on notice as to the powers of the attorney-in-fact.  (Please see specific state for details and/or differences.)

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