Are two witnesses required?

Asked 11 months ago - Las Vegas, NV

For durable power of attorney and general power of attorney.

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  1. Laura A. Deeter

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    Answered . No, typically two witnesses are not required, but the person needs to sign in front of a notary.

  2. Richard Edmund Hawkins

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    Answered . It would be foolish to execute *either* of these documents without consulting with an attorney . . . there are serious consequences to their existence.

  3. Courtney McIver Devine

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    Answered . I agree that these forms should be notarized, but no witnesses are required. Typically witnesses are only required for a Will and a Living Will a/k/a/ Medical Directive.

    I am licensed in Nevada. The above information should be construed as legal recommendations only and not legal advice.
  4. Joseph Franklin Pippen Jr.

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    Answered . The answer is different in different states.
    You have a NV answer-in Florida the answer would be 2 witnesses and a notary.

    The answer given does not imply that an attorney-client relationship has been established and your best course of... more

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