The Law of Agency and the Power of Attorney
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The law of agency is a segment of commercial law concerned with fiduciary relationships involving an agent, who represents the other, a principle, in the creation of relationships with third parties. In a relationship, the agent acts on behalf of the principle. The agent-principle relationship requires that the power of Attorney, also known as the letter of Attorney, a written authorization enabling an agent to represent or act on behalf of a principle in matters of private affairs, businesses, or other legal matters .
In the case of Francis Gagnon, Joan her daughter and Frank Gagnon the son, it is clear that Joan had the right and authority for the transfer of Shelburne property under ...