Georgia bankers say they may think twice about accepting power-of-attorney accounts, unless the state Supreme Court reverses a recent ruling against Wachovia Bank of Georgia.

The Georgia Bankers Association has asked the Supreme Court to hear the case, in which the unit of Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Wachovia Corp. was found negligent in allowing a customer to cash in a CD without consent from the sister who had power of attorney over the account.

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