The Florida limited power of attorney form provides an agent with the authority to handle a specific financial decision or transaction on behalf of the principal. The task can range from representing the person at a real estate closing to withdrawing money from his or her bank account. It is imperative that the agent understands the extent of their authority and that they follow the guidelines set forth in the document down to a T.
The principal may choose the agent to handle any one of the following;
Signing requirements – A notary public and two (2) witnesses must be present for the signature to be valid (§709.2105)