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Can you clear up something for me? On Power of Attorney there is Attorney(s)-In-Fact and there are Successor Attorney(s)-In-Fact.Am I understanding that the Successor Attorney-In-Fact is only the Power of Attorney if the Attorney-In-Fact dies, resigns or is otherwise unable to serve?Or is the Successor also the Power of Attorney and both are able to make decisions for the person they are signing for POA?
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Am I understanding that the Successor Attorney-In-Fact is only the Power of Attorney if the Attorney-In-Fact dies, resigns or is otherwise unable to serve?

Thats correct, they can resign, if they decease, or decline to serve as you state.Only then does successor make decisions here.

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