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You are not quite understanding the law.
There are separate documents. One is the Will. It has nothing to do with a Power of Attorney. The Will is only for after your father dies.
Then there are two Power of Attorneys for when your father becomes incompetent. One is for care and one is for finances. If he wants to you to make decisions about his care and finances then he needs to make these documents.
It is not the least bit likely that he appointed his lawyer to make these decisions unless they are close friends and it is not at all likely that a lawyer would agree to that anyone, unless they are close friends.
So you have to find out whether in addition to the Will there are Power of Attorney documents.
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