How To Use
A Power of Attorney must be signed by a principal who is mentally competent and the signature should be notarized.
Notarization is strongly recommended to make it harder for a third party to challenge the validity of the signature, and allows the document to be “recorded” for use with real estate transactions, if recording becomes necessary or advisable.
- Two witnesses are recommended to meet the standard of various state laws. As usual, witnesses should be adults over 21, not be related to the Declarant, nor benefit in any way from his or her activities, assets, or anything else.