You would need to prepare a Power of Attorney (whether it is a General Power of Attorney or a Limited Power of Attorney), and then bring a notary public to the jail. You would need to provide proof of ID such as a passport or driver's license so that the notary can record it in his or her notary journal.
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Have an attorney prepare document and make arrangements at the prison for it to be signed.
The answer given does not imply that an attorney-client relationship has been established and your best course of action is to have legal representation in this matter.
It will be difficult. Perhaps your brother-in-law's attorney can make arrangements to have the document notarized.
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