Attorney-In-Fact Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Attorney-In-Fact, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Attorney-In-Fact?

(n) Attorney -In-Fact is the person, duly authorized by a documented power of Attorney, authorized to act on behalf of the person issuing such power of attorney on the matters stated in that document within the limits contained therein. A general power of attorney authorize a person to conduct all business as one’s substitute.