November, 2015

Do I Need to Write “Trustee”, “Attorney-in-Fact”, or “POA” after My Signature on Documents?

By Jackson Law Group
November 4th, 2015

Posted in Asset Protection,Probate & Trust Administration,Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning

When you act as a trustee under a Trust or as an attorney-in-fact or POA under a Durable Power of Attorney, you are doing so as a fiduciary and under a legal role where you have certain legal authority. The above question could apply to any documents you sign such as a mortgage, promissory note, contract, or check. The short answer to the above question is – no, you do not need to. However, you may want to (depending on the type of document), and it may better practice to do so. Moreover, what the document actually says may control despite however you may sign.
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