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Florida Law on Durable Power of Attorney : Update and Recent Changes

Uncategorized Jun 14, 2013

At the end of May, 2013, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a new law which makes certain changes to Florida’s power of attorney statutes, which is contained in Chapter 709  of the Florida Statutes.  Among other things, the changes for Florida powers of attorney expand on how third parties (e.g. brokers) may deal with POAs and how attorneys fees may be awarded in disputes involving POAs.