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What makes a Power of Attorney “Durable?”

What makes a Power of Attorney “Durable?”

After October 1st, 2011, it takes a lot more.

Florida recognizes several types of Powers of Attorney (POA’s). When you sign a General or Limited Power of Attorney, you (the principal) are legally giving someone else (your agent) the authority to act on your behalf.  However, a Power of Attorney terminates if the principal becomes incapacitated. This is where a Durable Power of Attorney (DPOA) comes into play. Read the rest of this entry