limited power of attorney
A power of attorney that gives the agent power to handle only a specified matter — for example, to sign papers completing a single business transaction or property transfer. Compare: general power of attorney
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Financial Powers of Attorney

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