2018 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 62 - South Carolina Probate Code
ARTICLE 8 - SOUTH CAROLINA UNIFORM POWER OF ATTORNEY ACT
Section 62-8-105. Execution of power of attorney.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 62-8-105 (2018)

A power of attorney must be:

(1) signed by the principal or in the principal's presence by another individual directed by the principal to sign the principal's name on the power of attorney;

(2) attested with the same formality and with the same requirements as to witnesses as a will in South Carolina; and

(3) acknowledged or proved pursuant to Section 30-5-30.

HISTORY: 2016 Act No. 279 (S.778), Section 1, eff January 1, 2017.

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