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VSB opinion: Non-lawyer can’t go into court on POA (access required)

VIRGINIA BEACH – A proposed Unauthorized Practice of Law opinion concluding that a non-lawyer cannot file pleadings and appear in court pursuant to a power of attorney without running afoul of the Uniform Power of Attorney Act was unanimously approved at the Virginia State Bar Annual Meeting on June 18. The opinion, proposed UPL opinion 218, ...