special power of attorney

special power of attorney
special power of attorney see power of attorney

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

special power of attorney
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Financial Powers of Attorney

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • special power of attorney — A power couched in specific rather than general terms, as a power to sell, not any land owned by the principal, but specified land of the principal; a power to sell to a particular purchaser, not any purchaser; or a power to sell on specified… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • power of attorney — power of attorney: an instrument containing an authorization for one to act as the agent of the principal that terminates esp. upon revocation by the principal or death of the principal or agent – called also letter of attorney; du·ra·ble power… …   Law dictionary

  • special power — The authority of an agent to do only a specific act or acts in pursuance of particular instructions, or with restrictions necessarily implied from the act to be done. 3 Am J2d Agency § 6. See special power of appointment; special power of… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Power of attorney — For the television program, see Power of Attorney (TV show). A power of attorney (POA) or letter of attorney is a written authorization to represent or act on another s behalf in private affairs, business, or some other legal matter. The person… …   Wikipedia

  • power of attorney — A written instrument, known as a power of attorney, letter of attorney, or warrant of attorney, People v Smith, 112 Mich 192, 70 NW 466, by which one person, as principal, appoints another as his agent and confers upon him the authority to… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • attorney-in-fact — A person named in a written power of attorney document to act on behalf of the person who signs the document, called the principal. The attorney in fact s power and responsibilities depend on the specific powers granted in the power of attorney… …   Law dictionary

  • power — The right, ability, authority, or faculty of doing something. Authority to do any act which the grantor might himself lawfully perform. Porter v. Household Finance Corp. of Columbus, D.C.Ohio, 385 F.Supp. 336, 341. A power is an ability on the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • attorney, power of — Authorization to act as agent or attorney for another. Many of the general powers of attorney important in civil law countries come under the powers of trust in common law countries (see civil law, common law). Durable power of attorney becomes… …   Universalium

  • Attorney In Fact — A person who is authorized to perform business related transactions on behalf of someone else (the principal). In order to become someone s attorney in fact, a person must have the principal sign a power of attorney document. This document… …   Investment dictionary

  • power — pow·er n 1: capability of acting or of producing an effect parties of unequal bargaining power 2 a: authority or capacity to act that is delegated by law or constitution often used in pl. commerce power often cap C&P: the power delegated to… …   Law dictionary