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Can I be arrested I was power of attorney & put my husbands money in my account . He did check off banking.
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Hello! My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you today but please note this is general information only, not legal advice.
As a power of attorney one has authority to move a persons fund into an account. This does not create criminal liability (one will not be arrested) but could create civil liability. Meaning if the funds were taken maliciously or an attempt to defraud, the person with power of attorney may have to return the funds. This is unlikely but could happen.
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