Vermont Motor Vehicle Power of Attorney Form

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There are countless reasons why it may be advantageous for a motor vehicle owner to file a Vermont Motor Vehicle Power of Attorney. For instance, take the fact that this form permits motor vehicle owners to delegate administrative tasks and legal responsibilities regarding their motor vehicle to another party of their selection (their Agent). By doing so, the owner will be able to spend substantially less time (if any at all) attending to these tasks compared to if they completed these tasks by themselves. Moreover, if the motor vehicle owner does not possess the required knowledge, skills, or motivation needed to successfully complete these tasks and responsibilities, they can simply use this form to select an Agent who does possess these necessary attributes.

State Laws & Signing Requirements

State Laws – Powers of Attorney

Signing Requirements (14 V.S.A. § 3503) – Although Motor Vehicle Power of Attorneys are not specifically mentioned by state law, it is advisable that the motor vehicle owner follows general Power of Attorney laws in the state. These laws mandate that a Power of Attorney must be signed by the Principal in the presence of at least one (1) witness and acknowledged before a Notary Public.