does a durable power of attorney have to be notarized in SC

Downloading durable power of attorney for SC, does it need to be notorized?

Asked on June 8, 2017 under Estate Planning, South Carolina


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

The law regarding notarization of a durable power of attorney (or general POA) varies from state-to-state. Also, in some states such a document also needs to be witensessed by 2 people. To find out the law in your state, you can put in a quick call to a probate attorney's office or you can go online and download a durable POA form that is used in S.C. 

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