Maine Revised Statutes

§2957. Law governing validity; choice of law as to execution of document of gift; presumption of validity

1. Validity of document.  A document of gift is valid if executed in accordance with:
A. This chapter; [2007, c. 601, §2 (NEW).]
B. The laws of the state or country where it was executed; or [2007, c. 601, §2 (NEW).]
C. The laws of the state or country where the person making the anatomical gift was domiciled, has a place of residence or was a national at the time the document of gift was executed. [2007, c. 601, §2 (NEW).]
[ 2007, c. 601, §2 (NEW) .]
2. Law of State governs.  If a document of gift is valid under this section, the law of this State governs the interpretation of the document of gift.
[ 2007, c. 601, §2 (NEW) .]
3. Presumption.  A person may presume that a document of gift or amendment of an anatomical gift is valid unless that person knows that it was not validly executed or was revoked.
[ 2007, c. 601, §2 (NEW) .]
2007, c. 601, §2 (NEW).