2011 Code of Virginia
Title 26 FIDUCIARIES GENERALLY.
Chapter 7 Uniform Power of Attorney Act (26-72 thru 26-116)
26-76 Execution of power of attorney.


VA Code § 26-76 (2001 through Reg Session) What's This?

26-76. Execution of power of attorney.

A power of attorney shall 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. A power of attorney in order to be recordable shall satisfy the requirements of 55-106.

(2010, cc. 455, 632.)

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