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Making a General Power of Attorney
Prepare for the unexpected with a General Power of Attorney. This document will allow you to grant someone you trust with broad authority to make decisions in your absence, sign documents for you, or otherwise manage your legal and financial matters.
A General Power of Attorney is pretty basic, and it makes sure your financial and legal matters are handled by someone you trust if you become incapacitated and can no longer make decisions for yourself. This document will give your agent broad authority to act for you. If you would like to grant more limited or temporary powers, a Special Power of Attorney is more appropriate.
You can make a General Power of Attorney for free, and it's easy using Rocket Lawyer customized documents. You'll need to decide which powers you want to grant to your Agent, the person you choose to act on your behalf. Depending on your state, you'll need to finalize your document by either signing in front of a notary public, two witnesses, or both. The Rocket Lawyer General Power of Attorney will customize your document so that it's legal in your state.
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