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power of attorney
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  • A durable Medical Power of Attorney appoints a person to make medical decisions for you.
  • "We did those when we did our regular wills and power of attorney:’ "I know," she said.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • There were 3,290 results; the first three of which revealed a "Michael Lawler, practitioner at law, specialist in wills, probate, and power of attorney" based on that same street.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • He kept mentioning something about Leon abusing his power of attorney.
    Robert Cormier  --  The Chocolate War

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  • She reached into her bag and pulled out three pieces of paper: her birth certificate, Elsie’s birth certificate, and the legal document giving her power of attorney over Elsie, something she’d spent months getting, just in case anyone tried to stop her from doing precisely what we were doing.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • ’And I have a power of attorney from him in my pocket, to act for him in all matters.’
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • Messrs Pick and Pocket have power of attorney.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • I have your power of attorney.
    William Faulkner  --  The Sound and the Fury
  • With a power of attorney it could be easily managed, and then we (you and I) would have our little business transactions together.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • I assumed you would have a power of attorney to act on her behalf.
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well

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  • Perfectly, as long as the families have conservatorship or power of attorney over the finances.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • Perfectly trustworthy woman, and mother of three, a wealthy husband who has given her a hundred thousand dollars’ worth of property, only keeping the power of attorney for himself.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • I know you have her power of attorney.
    William Faulkner  --  The Sound and the Fury
  • We also have it on good authority that Miss Cardinal has signed no power of attorney allowing others to represent her interests.
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well
  • "But why," he thought afterwards as he came back through the streets alone, "is she so very anxious to get this power of attorney?"
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • "Haven’t you your power of attorney?" he replied.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • Luckily he had promised to destroy that power of attorney.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • And she threw the power of attorney into the fire.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • Then he came again to measure it; he came again on other pretexts, always trying to make himself agreeable, useful, "enfeoffing himself," as Homais would have said, and always dropping some hint to Emma about the power of attorney.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • Charles nevertheless was very crestfallen before Emma, who did not hide the resentment she still felt at his want of confidence, and it needed many prayers before she would consent to have another power of attorney.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • She quoted technical terms casually, pronounced the grand words of order, the future, foresight, and constantly exaggerated the difficulties of settling his father’s affairs so much, that at last one day she showed him the rough draft of a power of attorney to manage and administer his business, arrange all loans, sign and endorse all bills, pay all sums, etc. She had profited by Lheureux’s lessons.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • As I read, Deborah grabbed several photocopied pages from a genealogy how-to book and held them up for me to see, saying, "That’s how I knew to get power of attorney and bring all that stuff to get my sister information at Crownsville.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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