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attorney-in-fact

Definitions

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  • noun law, US An agent of the person giving him/her the power of attorney (for a specific purpose or for general purposes) to act on his/her behalf. The attorney-in-fact’s power and responsibilities depend on the specific powers granted in the power of attorney document.

Etymologies

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From earlier sense of attorney indicating any personal representative and earlier sense of fact meaning "act" or "deed."

Examples

  • However, some key terms remain from Law French, including the following: attorney, one appointed to act for another — now characterized as either: attorney-at-law — see lawyer, solicitor, barrister or civil law notary attorney-in-fact — see power of attorney.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The influence of French words in English legal terminology

  • An agent signing on behalf of a principal should sign as "Andy Agent, as attorney-in-fact for Paul Principal."

    The powers (of attorney) that be: What you need to know now

  • An agent signing on behalf of a principal should sign as "Andy Agent, as attorney-in-fact for Paul Principal."

    The powers (of attorney) that be: What you need to know now

  • An agent signing on behalf of a principal should sign as "Andy Agent, as attorney-in-fact for Paul Principal."

    The powers (of attorney) that be: What you need to know now

  • The person you designate to call the shots for you, either for a finite one-time treatment period or in perpetuity, might be called your agent, attorney-in-fact, proxy, or surrogate.

    YOU The Smart Patient

  • Despite this, these AI agents are no way "persons"; there is nothing remotely recognized as human to which legal rights might be attached that is, even advanced versions of our AI are unlikely to be granted the right to vote, trial by jury, or to act as the attorney-in-fact for another.

    Are we AI?

  • The person you designate to call the shots for you, either for a finite one-time treatment period or in perpetuity, might be called your agent, attorney-in-fact, proxy, or surrogate.

    YOU The Smart Patient

  • I went to Western Union and wrote a night letter to my broker in Frisco, telling him what I wanted him to do; then I wrote a note appointing him my attorney-in-fact and got it notarized and went to the downtown post office and registered it to him.

    Time Enough For Love

  • February 1, 1799 — Edmund Pendleton, Jun., attorney-in-fact for J. Dunlop, of Port Royal, offers for sale at Bowling Green on

    A History of Caroline County, Virginia

  • Pike was Roger's attorney-in-fact and bought it for him before the old man died.

    The Conquest of Canaan

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