2017 Alaska Statutes
Title 13. Decedents' Estates, Guardianships, Transfers, Trusts, and Health Care Decisions
Chapter 26. Protection of Minors and Incapacitated Persons and Their Property; Powers of Attorney
Article 5. Powers of Attorney
Sec. 13.26.600. Execution of power of attorney.

Universal Citation: AK Stat § 13.26.600 (2017)

(a) A power of attorney executed in this state is valid if the principal

(1) signs the power of attorney or, if the principal is physically unable to sign the power of attorney, directs, in the principal's conscious presence, another individual to sign the principal's name on the power of attorney; and

(2) acknowledges the signature before a notary public or other individual authorized by law to take acknowledgments.

(b) Notwithstanding AS 44.50.062(5)(A), a notary public may consider that the principal has signed a power of attorney if the principal is physically unable to sign the power of attorney, and, in the presence of the notary public, directs another individual to sign under (a)(1) of this section.

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