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This is an agreement that allows an agent to act on behalf of a principal. Usually, an attorney acts as the agent on behalf of the client or principal. This agreement is primarily used to allow an attorney to act on behalf of a mentally or physically deteriorating client. Additionally, this particular agreement contains a durability provision that allows the attorney to maintain power of attorney if the principal becomes mentally incompetent. The attorney agrees that he or she will act in the client's best interests to the best of the attorney's abilities. This document should be used by attorneys or clients that want to allow the attorney to act on their behalf.
"General Durable Power of Attorney"