SPECIAL POWER OF ATTORNEY
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PREAMBLE: This is a MILITARY POWER OF ATTORNEY prepar ed pursuant to Title 10 , United States Co de, §1044b, and executed by a person
authorized to receive legal assistance from the military services. Federal law exempts this power of attorney from any requirement of form,
substance, formality, or recording that is prescribed for powers of attorney by the laws of a state, the District of Columbia, or a territory,
commonwealth, or possession of the United States. Federal law specifies that this power of attorney shall be given the same legal effect as a
power of attorney prepared and executed in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction where it is presented.
KNOW ALL PERSONS BY THESE PRESENTS: That I, ____________________________________________________,
of __________________________________________________________________________, (city/state) do hereby appoint
__________________________________________________________, of ___________________________________, (city/state)
as my agent (attorney-in-fact) to act for me in any lawful way with respect to the following matters that have been signed by me:
To GRANT ONE OR MORE of the foll owi ng p owers,
SIGN THE LINE IN FRONT of each power you are granting.
TO WITHH OLD a power, DO NOT SIGN THE LINE in front of it.
Please cross out EACH power withheld.
A. TO TAKE POSSESSION OF MY HOUSEHOLD GOODS AND SHIP THEM TO A DIFFERENT LOCATION: To take
possession and order the removal and shipment of my household goods, personal baggage, or other personal property and
cause it to be shipped to any warehouse, depot, dock, or other place of storage or safekeeping, government or private, directed
by orders of appropriate U.S. Government transportation officials, and to execute and deliver all necessary forms, papers,
certificates and receipt s to carry out the foregoing.
B. TO ACCEPT DELIVERY OF MY HOUSEHOLD GOODS: To accept delivery of, receipt for, and/or clear through customs,
my household goods and/or unaccompanied baggage, and to sign any and all documents, release, voucher, receipt, shipping
ticket or ot her inst rument necessary or convenient for such purpose.
C. TO ACCEPT MILITARY QUARTERS ON MY BEHALF: To accept military quarters assigned to me or my family
members at any military installation; to sign for me and take possession of such quarters in my name; and sign for and take
possession of any furniture, appliances, and equipment that may be authorized for use in or with such quarters as I may be
assigned; to execute all necessary document s, instruments or papers and perform all acts necessary to carry out the foregoing.
D. TO TERMINATE MILITARY QUARTERS ON MY BEHALF: To effect the termination of U.S. Government quarters
assigned to me or my family members, to procure or return any and all U.S. government property used in or for such quarters;
and to sign any and all documents and do all acts necessary and proper to terminate my responsibility for such quarters.
E. TO PREPARE AND FILE MY FEDERAL AND STATE INCOME TAXES: To prepare, execute, sign and file my Federal
and State tax returns for the State(s) of _____________ ___________________ for the tax year 20_____.
F. TO PERFORM BANKING TRANSACTIONS ON MY BEHALF: To draft checks and other negotiable instruments in my
name and to otherwise withdraw from and/or deposit into my account number(s) __________________________________ with
________________________________________________________________________ (name of bank or financial institution);
to endorse, cash and receive the proceeds of any check or other negot iable instrument, which is, made payable to me.
G. TO HANDLE ANY LAWSUIT OR OTHER LEGAL ACTION THAT I MAY HAVE AN INTEREST IN: To institute and
prosecute, or to appear and defend, any claims or litigation involving me or my interest; to demand, act to recover, and receive
all sums of money and all other things which are now or will become owing or belonging to me as a result of such claims; and to
institute accounts on my behalf, and to deposit, draw upon or expend such funds of mine as are necessary in furtherance of
powers granted herein.
H. TO SELL MY REAL ESTATE ON MY BEHALF: To bargain, sell, assign, and convey, using the standard of a reasonable
seller under no compulsion to sell and engaging in an arms-length bargaining tr ansaction, to any person of my attorney’ choice,
all my right, title and interest in my property at ________________________ ________________ _________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________ (address of property),
and to convey by deed or general warranty with the customary covenants; to receive on my behalf payment of the purchase
money for the real property described above in any manner that my attorney shall deem wise; to transmit these moneys to me,
and to sign, seal, execute and deliver any and all deeds, cont racts, or other documents necessary to carry out the foregoing.