Power of attorney, also referred to as a “POA”, is a legal document that allows a person (“principal) to choose someone else (“agent” or “attorney-in-fact”) to represent their financial, medical, tax, vehicle, parental, or any other needs selected. The document does not need an attorney to create (although it is always advised that a person seek legal counsel) and after completion, depending on the State, signatures need to be witnessed by at least two (2) people or by a notary public (preferred).

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