A Florida durable power of attorney form is used by a principal seeking to choose an agent to handle financial transactions on their behalf. This is common for senior citizens that elect family members to handle their banking, taxes, and real estate. The term “durable” refers to the document remaining valid if the principal should become incapacitated (ex. Alzheimer’s disease, Dementia, Parkinson’s Disease, etc.)
“Durable” definition – § 709.2102
Laws – § 709.2104
Signing requirements – The power of attorney must be signed in the presence of a notary public and two (2) witnesses (§ 709.2105).