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Special Power of Attorney


That I, [Name], currently residing at [Address], by this document do make and appoint [Name], whose present address is [Address], as my true and lawful attorney-in-fact to do and execute (or to act with persons jointly interested with myself therein in the doing or execution of) any or all of the following acts or things:

I HEREBY GIVE AND GRANT TO my said attorney-in-fact special power and authority to perform every act and thing whatsoever that is necessary or appropriate to accomplish the purposes for which this Special Power of Attorney is granted, as fully and effectually as I could do if I were present; and I hereby ratify all that my said attorney-in-fact shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this document.

PROVIDED, however, that all business transacted hereunder for me or for my account shall be transacted in my name, and that all endorsements and instruments executed by my said attorney-in-fact for the purpose of carrying out the foregoing powers shall contain my name, followed by that of my said attorney-in-fact and the designation "attorney-in-fact."

I FURTHER DECLARE that any act or thing lawfully done hereunder by my said attorney-in-fact shall be binding on myself and my heirs, legal and personal representatives and assigns, whether the same shall have been done either before or after my death, or other revocation of this instrument, unless and until reliable intelligence or notice thereof shall have been received by my said attorney-in-fact.

Governing Law. This special power of attorney shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of [state].

TERMINATION: This special power of attorney shall remain in full force or effect until [Date], unless sooner revoked or terminated by me.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal on this day, [Date].



Grantor's Name


State of ________)


County of________)

On ________, before me, ________, Notary Public, personally appeared ________, who proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence to be the person(s) whose names(s) is/are subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their authorized capacity(ies) and that by his/her/their signatures on the instrument the person(s), or the entity upon behalf of which the person(s) acted, executed the instrument.

I certify under the PENALTY OF PERJURY under the laws of the State of _________ that the foregoing paragraph is true and correct.

WITNESS my hand and official seal.


Name of Notary

Notary Public

My Commission Expires