Q: Can I get a power of attorney for my girlfriend to sign apartment applications and possibly apt lease for me?
I will be out of state due to work the next week. Me and my girlfriend are trying to get an apartment and I want her to be able to fill out applications and with any luck an apartment lease while I am gone. Can this be done with a power of attorney?
A: Yes. A power of attorney can be prepared which is broad to allow her to sign anything for you, or limited to just apartment applications and lease.
That possible. I would limit the Power of Attorney to specify what exactly she can and can't do in your name though. I am not sure I would give her general power or attorney, because although it would allow her to sign leases for you, it would also allow her to empty your bank account, sell your stuff, and open new accounts.
I hope this helps.
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