Pinehurst, NC asked in Elder Law, Estate Planning and Probate for North Carolina

Q: Does a Durable POA need to be entered into courthouse records to be activated?

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Amanda Bowden Johnson
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Amanda Bowden Johnson
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  • Jacksonville, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: Depends. The registering and filing requirements can be waived so it likely depends on how the POA was drafted. There have also been some fairly recent rule changes for POA's in NC, so it would be a good idea to consult with a local attorney.

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