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Asked on: 1/28/11, 9:36 am

my father cannot physically hold a pen/pencil to write. Who is authorized to sign legal documents for him?

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Answered on: 2/09/11, 2:19 pm by Kevin Begley

If he can hold a pencil in his mouth he can make his mark to "sign" (I'd insist upon 2 non-interested witnesses). OR, whoever is designated. To be designated, you need to go to court to get a court to appoint you, or get the person to "sign" a power of attorney.


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