Power of Attorney

Relationship Of Power Of Attorney To Other Legal Instruments

What is the difference between an agent and an executor or personal representative?   An executor, termed a “personal representative” in Florida, is the person who takes care of another’s probate estate after that person dies. An agent may take care of the principal’s affairs only while the principal is alive. A personal representative may [...]

By | 2018-08-24T13:38:33+00:00 July 25th, 2018|

What Is A Power Of Attorney?

A power of attorney is a legal document in which a person creating it (referred to as the "principal") delegates authority for legal decisions to be made by another (referred to as the "agent"). The power of attorney can encompass a wide range of acts to be delegated to the agent or only enable the [...]

By | 2018-06-27T02:15:22+00:00 April 8th, 2018|

Termination Of The Power Of Attorney

When does a Power of Attorney terminate?   The authority of any agent under a Power of Attorney automatically ends when one of the following things happens: (1) the principal dies, (2) the principal revokes the Power of Attorney, (3) a court determines that the principal is totally or partially incapacitated and does not specifically [...]

By | 2018-06-27T01:33:30+00:00 January 31st, 2018|