Monthly Archives: September 2011

How Do Changes to Florida’s Power of Attorney Act Affect My “OLD” Power of Attorney

“New Rules” applicable to a Florida Power of Attorney are effective on October 1, 2011 – – so what happens to Powers of Attorney executed BEFORE October 1, 2011? Florida Statute 709.2106 states that the older Power of Attorney will … Continue reading

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New Power of Attorney Rules – “A Rose by Any Other Name…”

Recent changes to the Florida’s Power of Attorney Act go into effect October 1, 2011 and to understand the scope of those changes, we should start with the basics – – the definitions. We will now refer to the grantor … Continue reading

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“New Rules” for the Florida Durable Family Power of Attorney

In June 2011, Governor Scott signed into law key changes to Florida Statute 709 covering the form and use of Florida ‘s Durable Family Power of Attorney. The Durable Power of Attorney has long been an important tool in the … Continue reading

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