Court Held That A Power Of Attorney Agent Had Authority To Sue On Behalf Of The Principal And Affirmed A Finding That A Mineral Deed Was Procured By Fraud And Undue Influence

01.05.19

In Cortes v. Wendl, an elderly woman signed a deed conveying her mineral rights to two individuals. No. 06-17-00121-CV, 2018 Tex. App. LEXIS 4457 (Tex. App.—Texarkana June 20, 2018, no pet.). When the woman's nurse and friend learned of the transaction, she obtained a power of attorney and filed a lawsuit on the woman's behalf,...… Continue Reading

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