CHAPTER 15c

CONNECTICUT UNIFORM POWER OF ATTORNEY ACT AND
CONNECTICUT UNIFORM RECOGNITION OF SUBSTITUTE
DECISION-MAKING DOCUMENTS ACT

Table of Contents

Sec. 1-350d. Execution of power of attorney.


PART I

CONNECTICUT UNIFORM POWER OF
ATTORNEY ACT

(A)

GENERAL PROVISIONS

Sec. 1-350d. Execution of power of attorney. A power of attorney must be dated and signed by the principal or in the principal's conscious physical presence by another individual directed by the principal to sign the principal's name on the power of attorney and witnessed by two witnesses. A signature on a power of attorney is presumed to be genuine if the principal acknowledges the signature before a notary public, a commissioner of the Superior Court or other individual authorized by law to take acknowledgments.

(P.A. 15-240, S. 5; P.A. 16-40, S. 9; P.A. 21-39, S. 8.)

History: P.A. 15-240 effective July 1, 2016; P.A. 16-40 changed effective date of P.A. 15-240, S. 5, from July 1, 2016, to October 1, 2016, effective May 27, 2016; P.A. 21-39 added “physical” to provision re principal's conscious presence.