Definitions for "ATTORNEY IN FACT"
A person who holds power of attorney, and therefore is legally designated to transact business and execute documents on behalf of another person.
a person who has been given the authority to act in lieu of another person.A person who has power of attorney over another is an attorney in fact.
One who holds a Power of Attorney granted by another which authorizes the holder ("attorney in fact") to execute certain documents on behalf of the grantor.