Category Archives: Power Of Attorney Disputes
Reasons To Revoke A Power Of Attorney
A power of attorney (POA) is a vital document that allows someone else—your agent—to act on your behalf. It can be extremely useful if you are incapacitated or unable to make decisions for yourself, but it is also important to understand when revoking the POA is necessary. If you are thinking of revoking a… Read More »
Avoiding Conflicts Of Interest With Powers Of Attorney In Florida
A power of attorney is an excellent way to make sure that an elderly relative’s financial and healthcare needs are met when they are no longer able to. However, with great power comes great responsibility. Agents holding the power of attorney have significant responsibilities towards the principal – the person who signed the power… Read More »
What Are The Limits Of A Florida Financial Power Of Attorney?
There is sometimes a misunderstanding about the scope of a Florida Power of Attorney (POA). Some people think signing a POA means giving another person absolute and complete control over their lives. But a POA only grants as much–or as little–power as the principal wishes. Indeed, some POAs are limited to performing a specific… Read More »
When Is A Florida Power Of Attorney Invalid?
A power of attorney is a written, signed document whereby one person–a principal–grants certain authority to an agent to take some action on their behalf. Any legally competent adult may sign a power of attorney. By default, the power of attorney remains in effect only while the principal remains competent. That is to say,… Read More »
Family Disputes Over a Florida Power of Attorney
Deciding to create a Power of Attorney (POA) is a big step. The person you appoint should be someone you trust who can handle all the responsibility that comes with the position. This is not a decision to take lightly. With larger families, choosing a Power of Attorney can sometimes lead to arguments. Some… Read More »
What to Know about Powers of Attorney in Florida
A power of attorney is an important legal document that grants someone the authority to perform specific tasks or a broad range of tasks on behalf of another person. The person who drafts the power of attorney is known as the principal while the person acting on the principal’s behalf is known as the… Read More »
Overview of Power of Attorney Disputes in Florida
A power of attorney is a legal document that delegates authority from the Principal (the person making the Power of Attorney) to an Agent (the person who has authority to act on the Principal’s behalf). The types of powers granted under a Power of Attorney will vary depending on the language included. You can… Read More »
What are an Agent’s Duties under a Florida Power of Attorney?
A power of attorney is an extremely powerful document and is commonly included as part of a Florida estate plan. With great power also comes risk. Some people abuse their power and cause harm to the very person they are supposed to be protecting. Abuse of power can take many forms and encompass a… Read More »
How to Resolve a Power of Attorney Conflict in Florida
If you become incapacitated or unable to make decisions for yourself, someone that you designate with a Power of Attorney can act on your behalf. You can also give a Power of Attorney that designates someone to act on your behalf if you are absent or unable to make decisions for any reason. For… Read More »