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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 27 : Property

Chapter 005 : Conveyance of Real Estate

Subchapter 001 : Manner of Conveying Interests in or Affecting Realty

(Cite as: 27 V.S.A. § 305)
  • § 305. Conveyances effected through power of attorney

    (a) A deed or other conveyance of lands or of an estate or interest therein, made by virtue of a power of attorney, shall not be of any effect or admissible in evidence unless the power of attorney is signed, witnessed by one or more witnesses, acknowledged, and recorded in the office where the deed is required to be recorded.

    (b) Nothing in subsection (a) of this section shall limit the enforceability of a power of attorney that is executed in another state or jurisdiction in compliance with the law of that state or jurisdiction. This subsection shall apply retroactively, except that it shall not affect a suit begun or pending as of July 1, 2010. (Amended 1973, No. 211 (Adj. Sess.); 1995, No. 6, § 1, eff. March 15, 1995; 2009, No. 132 (Adj. Sess.), § 6, eff. May 29, 2010; 2023, No. 6, § 322, eff. July 1, 2023.)