There is a newer version of this Section
2020 California Code
Probate Code - PROB
DIVISION 4.5 - POWERS OF ATTORNEY
PART 2 - POWERS OF ATTORNEY GENERALLY
CHAPTER 2 - Creation and Effect of Powers of Attorney
Universal Citation: CA Prob Code § 4121 (2020)
A power of attorney is legally sufficient if all of the following requirements are satisfied:
(a) The power of attorney contains the date of its execution.
(b) The power of attorney is signed either (1) by the principal or (2) in the principal’s name by another adult in the principal’s presence and at the principal’s direction.
(c) The power of attorney is either (1) acknowledged before a notary public or (2) signed by at least two witnesses who satisfy the requirements of Section 4122.
(Amended by Stats. 1999, Ch. 658, Sec. 29. Effective January 1, 2000. Operative July 1, 2000, by Sec. 43 of Ch. 658.)
Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. California may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.