Q: Can I ask for proof of documents of someones role of being appointed power of attorney?
How should someone go about asking for this or even a living will?
A: A West Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general practice nationwide, in most instances it's simply a matter of asking to see them. I have not had experience with them in settings involving living wills, but in general litigation, I ask to see them if it comes up. Sometimes I'm asked to produce them, when given limited POA in certain transactions. I produce them (or the section of my retainer incorporating the POA provisions) if the party requesting to see it has a reasonable basis to ask. Good luck
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