Nashville, TN asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Tennessee

Q: To be clear for medical POA according to 34-6-203 if you have two witnesses a notary is not necessary and vice versa?

Can you clarify if i'm wrong?

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Nina Whitehurst
Nina Whitehurst
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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Crossville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: That is correct. The witnesses, if you go that route, cannot be related to the principal by blood, marriage, or adoption and must not be entitled to any portion of the estate of the principal upon the death of the principal, i.e. not an heir or beneficiary.

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