Power-of-attorney has the power to be abused in Florida
A broad power of attorney is one of the most dangerous documents a person can sign. Here’s a cautionary tale of elder exploitation written by Kathryn VarnÂ forÂ the Tampa Bay Times. The lesson to be learned: have an estate planning lawyer draft a narrow power of attorney for you and discuss with your attorney who might be the best person for the job. If you have any questions about how to protect yourself or an elderly loved one from possible exploitation, call me for a free phone consultation.