Florida Power of Attorney Forms
The Florida power of attorney templates may be downloaded for the use of a principal to elect anyone of their liking to represent their best interests as their agent. The powers allowed under Chapter 709 (2014 Revised Statutes) for the principal to grant ultimate power over financial, medical care, parental guardianship (over a minor child), vehicle, and tax related issues.
Durable vs Non-Durable
Durable allows the principal to initiate the right to elect the agent to have control over their duties even if they become in a vegetative state and cannot think for themselves.
Non-Durable restricts the principal from handing over powers to the agent that would allow them to keep control of the powers upon the incapacity of the principal.
(9) “Power of attorney” means a writing that grants authority to an agent to act in the place of the principal, whether or not the term is used in that writing.