§ 55-43

Appointment of attorney in fact by married women; effect of writing executed by such attorney

A married woman, whether a resident of this Commonwealth or not, may, by power of attorney duly executed and acknowledged as prescribed in § 55-113 or § 55-114, appoint an attorney-in-fact to execute and acknowledge, for her and in her name, any deed or other writing which she might execute. Every deed or other writing so executed by such attorney-in-fact in pursuance of such power of attorney while the same remains in force shall be valid and effectual, in all respects, to convey the interest and title of such married woman in and to any real estate thereby conveyed or otherwise transferred.

History

Code 1919, § 5215; 1940, p. 53; 1990, c. 831.

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