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POA vs. Authorized Signer

Does an attorney-in-fact under a Power of Attorney have more rights on an account than an authorized signer?

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That's impossible to answer without seeing the power of attorney itself and the authorization language for the "authorized signer." It may be possible that an attorney-in-fact is somewhat more restricted, since the power of attorney creates a duty to act on behalf of the principal. That duty may not be part of the naming of an authorized signer.

Published on BankingQuestions.com 10/16/06