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We have two sons, age 21 and 18 who are going to school in

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We have two sons, age 21 and 18 who are going to school in Australia for 3 years. Is there some legal way for me or my wife to sign legal documents for them while they are gone? An example: they will be leaving before their income taxes need to be filed.
Thanks for any direction you can give.
Since they are both adults they can give someone a durable power of attorney which gives that person the legal right to act on their behalf. Any local estate attorney can do it for you or their are a lot of examples online. It needs to be witnessed, notarized and usually filed at the county courthouse although that is not absolutely necessary.
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