Can I name more than one person as an attorney-in-fact for a durable power of attorney?

In most cases, you can name more than one person to act as your attorney-in-fact (agent) under a durable power of attorney.

However, doing so can create inefficiencies or confusion. If you name more than one person acting at the same time, you will need to identify whether they must act together (with multiple signatures required on documents or checks) or whether they are empowered to act independently (only one signature required).

You can also name someone as a successor attorney-in-fact to serve as a backup agent if the person(s) you named first cannot act.

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