Florida Durable (Financial) Power of Attorney Form
The Florida Durable (Financial) Power of Attorney (POA) is a legal instrument that any individual may take advantage of in order to transfer their decision making powers about any financial matters of their choosing to another party. If the individual intends for the POA to be durable—meaning it will continue unabated in the event of their incapacity—they must ensure it contains the same or similar words to those provided by § 709.2104. The words provided by this state law act as a legally-binding representation of such an intent.
State Laws & Signing Requirements
State Laws – Powers of Attorney
Signing Requirements (§ 709.2105) – As set out by state law, any Florida Durable (Financial) Power of Attorney requires the signature of the Principal. This signature must not only be witnessed by two (2) witnesses, but also acknowledged by a Notary Public.