Current with legislation from 2023 effective through August 1, 2023.
Section 18-12-501 - Acknowledgment and recording(a) A power of attorney, containing a power to convey real estate as agent or attorney for the owner of the real estate or to execute as agent or attorney for another person a deed or instrument in writing that conveys real estate, or whereby real estate is affected in law or equity, shall be acknowledged or proved and certified and recorded with a deed that the agent or attorney shall make as a result of the power of attorney.(b) A power of attorney shall be proved or acknowledged before the same courts or officers that are authorized by this act to take probate of deeds conveying real estate.Amended by Act 2021, No. 356,§ 1, eff. 7/28/2021.Rev. Stat., ch. 31, §§ 23, 24; C. & M. Dig., §§ 1527, 1528; Pope's Dig., §§ 1837, 1838; A.S.A. 1947, §§ 50-422, 50-423.