Vermont Medical (Health Care) Power of Attorney Form

The Vermont Medical (Health Care) Power of Attorney

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State Laws & Signing Requirements

State Laws – Advance Directives For Health Care, Disposition Of Remains, And Surrogate Decision Making

Signing Requirements (18 V.S.A. § 9703) – State law mandates that in order for an Advance Directive to be lawfully executed it must be:

  1. Dated, executed, and signed by the Principal (or, if the Principal cannot physically do so themselves they may direct another individual to sign for them in their presence),
  2. Completed in the presence of two (2) or more witnesses who must sign and affirm the Principal met the requirements set out in 18 V.S.A. § 9703.