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If a home is part of trust, if one of the trustees has general

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If a home is part of trust, if one of the trustees has general poer of attorney, does that negate the other trustees having to sign the trust...if the house were being sold?


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A power of attorney document authorizes an agent to act for the person that made the power of attorney. It does not confer authority over trust property. Only a trustee can act on behalf of the trust, so the power of attorney document won't override the requirements outlined in the trust. If the trust requires that all or a majority of the trustees to make decisions regarding the trust and trust property, then all or a majority of the trustees must act.

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