Definition of "attorney-in-fact"
  1. A named individual in a documented power of attorney who is authorized to act on behalf of the signer, known as the principal, with duties and authority based on the specifics outlined in the document
How to use "attorney-in-fact" in a sentence
  1. The attorney-in-fact managed the financial affairs of the principal while she was out of the country.
  2. Bob appointed Sarah as his attorney-in-fact to make healthcare decisions in case he became incapacitated.
  3. As an attorney-in-fact, Jack was able to sign legal documents on behalf of his aging mother.

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