2019 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 45 - Uniform Probate Code
Article 5B - Uniform Power of Attorney
Part 1
Section 45-5B-105 - Execution of power of attorney.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 45-5B-105 (2019)

A power of attorney must be signed by the principal or in the principal's conscious presence by another individual directed by the principal to sign the principal's name on the power of attorney. A signature on a power of attorney is presumed to be genuine if the principal acknowledges the signature before a notary public or other individual authorized by law to take acknowledgments.

History: Laws 2007, ch. 135, § 105; 1978 Comp., § 46B-1-105 recompiled as § 45-5B-105 by Laws 2011, ch. 124, § 102.

ANNOTATIONS

Recompilations. — Laws 2011, ch. 124, § 102 recompiled former 46B-1-105 NMSA 1978 as 45-5B-105 NMSA 1978, effective January 1, 2012.

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