warrant of attorney

Definition of "warrant of attorney"
  1. A legal document empowering another individual, often a lawyer, to appear in court and admit guilt on behalf of the person who granted the power
How to use "warrant of attorney" in a sentence
  1. To protect his interests while abroad, he gave a warrant of attorney to his trusted lawyer.
  2. The severity of his illness made it impossible for him to appear in court, so he gave a warrant of attorney to someone who could represent his interests.
  3. It is crucial to understand the implications of signing a warrant of attorney, as it gives the other individual significant legal power.

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