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Comprehensive Power of Attorney Services at Perez-Roura Law

The significance of a robust estate plan that includes a Power of Attorney cannot be underestimated. At Perez-Roura Law, where our attorney Pedro has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for several years in a row, we provide you with the tools to ensure that your personal and business affairs remain in trusted hands, even in times when you might not be able to make those decisions yourself.

A Power of Attorney is a legal document that grants a person or organization (your “agent”) the authority to manage your affairs if you are unable to do so. However, it is important to note that Florida law requires the Power of Attorney be effective from the moment it is signed. Whether it’s handling business transactions, managing real estate investments, or simply paying your bills, a Power of Attorney is an essential component of a comprehensive estate plan for any proactive business owner or property investor.

A Power of Attorney in Action

Highlighted Case Study

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When Sofia R. was faced with an unexpected medical situation and a caretaker who was taking money from her, Sofia’s durable Power of Attorney, drafted by Perez-Roura Law, became a critical tool in saving her money and assets. Her chosen agent, her niece, was able to handle key financial decisions, ensuring Sofia’s money was protected and her critical bills paid without interruption. Sofia’s Power of Attorney, which had been signed when things were okay, played a critical role in preserving her life’s savings in a time of crisis and turmoil.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What types of Powers of Attorney are available, and which one is right for me?

A:A: The two primary types are a Durable Power of Attorney, which remains in effect if you become incapacitated, and a Non-Durable Power of Attorney, which is generally for specific transactions and ceases if you become incapacitated. Our attorneys can help you determine which type best suits your estate planning needs.

Q: How does a Power of Attorney fit into my estate plan as a business owner or investor?

A: A Power of Attorney can be tailored to your role as a business owner or investor, allowing your agent to manage business operations, real estate transactions, and other financial decisions if you’re unable to do so, ensuring continuity and protection of your assets.

Q: Can I revoke a Power of Attorney?

A: Yes, as long as you are competent, you can revoke a Power of Attorney at any time. It is important to communicate any revocation to your current agent and anyone they interact with on your behalf, including and especially financial institutions.

Take the Next Step

Your autonomy and the security of your business and investments are paramount. With a Power of Attorney drafted by Perez-Roura Law, you can rest assured that your affairs will be managed according to your wishes, even in unforeseen circumstances. Entrust your future to our experienced estate planning lawyers in Miami and maintain control over what you’ve built. Reach out to us at (305) 570-3259 or via our online contact form to establish a Power of Attorney that aligns with your strategic vision.