Power of Attorney

Filing requirements for a power of attorney to convey or release property are the same as required for recording a deed KRS 382.370, with additional requirements in KRS 457 (Uniform Power of Attorney Act).

The document requires:
•    Full names of grantor & grantee (KRS 382.135(1)(a) & 382.135(6))
•    Name of the person granting the power of attorney (grantor) (KRS 382.200)
•    Name of the receiving the power of attorney (grantee) (KRS 382.200)
•    The clerk shall request a return mail address (KRS 382.240)
•    Signed by the grantor (KRS 382.370 & 382.130)
•    Acknowledged  (Notarized) (KRS 382.370 & 382.130, 457.050)
•    A preparation statement is not required, AGO-62-1100

This document must be filed at the same time as recording a deed or mortgage signed by the power of attorney or the document must be on file in the county which the land record is being recorded. The deed book and page number of the POA are to be included.

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