Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Florida

I needa document to extend the Power of attorney past my death

Asked on 10/09/10, 5:56 am

4 Answers from Attorneys

David Labovitz Labovitz Law Firm, P.A.

Powers of attorney don't work past death. That is what a will is for. You can't make a power of attorney effective after your death.

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Answered on 10/14/10, 6:06 am

Mr. Labovitz is correct. Power of Attorneys expire upon death. It is a living instrument. Wills and Trusts are the appropriate vehicles beyond death.

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Answered on 10/14/10, 7:40 pm
Lucreita Becude Lucreita D. Becude, P.A.

If you wish to have certain matters handled after your death, you need to do a will. POA expire upon death.

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Answered on 10/18/10, 12:15 pm


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