South Carolina Limited (Special) Power of Attorney Form

If a Principal (the party who executes a Power of Attorney) wants to make it known to their Agent (the party who has agreed to represent the Principal) that the authority they will grant them to act on their behalf is exercisable only in special, rather than unlimited circumstances, they should use a South Carolina Limited (Special) Power of Attorney. A Limited Power of Attorney is thus characterized by the precise framework it demands that the Agent must work within when acting on behalf of the Principal. By implication, if the Agent works outside of the framework, they will be in breach of the terms of this legally-binding contract.

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State Laws & Signing Requirements

State Laws – South Carolina Uniform Power of Attorney Act

Signing Requirements (§ 62-8-105) – South Carolina state law demands that a Principal signs the Power of Attorney they are party to and that it is attested “with the same formality and with the same requirements as to witnesses as a will in South Carolina.” These requirements state that the document must also be signed by at least two (2) witnesses.