Activities Permitted by a Power of Attorney Agent in Florida
An agent may be tasked with any of the activities that you have specified in your power of attorney, which is a legal document. It is up to you; your power of attorney could be very broad or very limited. Typical activities usually include:
- selling property such as a house or car;
- accessing bank accounts;
- signing contracts and other legal documents;
- making health decisions; and
- handling financial transactions.
Therefore, you should not choose just anyone. Pick someone who is trustworthy and has the competence to handle affairs on your behalf. To protect yourself, you should discuss all of your concerns with an estate planning attorney in Fort Myers, Florida.
Help from an Attorney in Fort Myers, Florida, is Just a Phone Call Away
Fort Myers estate attorney Matthew A. Linde understands firsthand the importance of careful estate planning and the complexities of financial legal matters, such as probate, tax litigation and guardianship. For help with your estate planning concerns, contact our Fort Myers office to schedule a one-on-one meeting with a professional who can answer your questions – 1-239-939-7100 or 1-844-764-5492.