Does a Florida medical poa need to be notarized?
In the state of Florida both durable and non-durable power of attorney needs to be notarized. This does in fact include the medical power of attorney.
A power of attorney does need to be notarized. Some additional safety has to be give to those the accept the PoA as being legitimate. The notarization validates that the person signed them. In California, I was advised that 2 witness signatures are sufficient for a durable Power of Attorney document. That it was not necessary in this case to have the document notarized. Is this correct?
How do you obtain a copy of your brothers poa on mother to see if you have been excluded from medical information?
No. You will find that they are regarded entirely differently. The decisions of the holder of a durable POA will not be accepted or acted upon by the medical community. A specific medical POA must be granted for medical and end-of-life issues. Another Perspective Some Durable Power of Attorney documents can be drafted to include broad powers including including the power to make medical decisions. An example from Alabama is provided in the link below…
If that family member in any way would benefit from the POA or have any interest in the appointment of the chosen attorney-in-fact then they should not notarize the POA. In fact, it would be better to have it notarized by a disinterested third party to avoid any future challenges to the actions taken under the powers of the POA by the attorney-in-fact.
Not unless it is intended to be used as a 'legal' paper in it's own right. All 'official' notary stamps and impressions must be original. Another Perspective If you need to use a copy of a notarized document for some purpose it must be a copy of the actual notarized form showing the acknowledgment. For example, many entities will accept a copy of a fully executed POA (Power of Attorney) for their records. A copy…
You either need an attorney or the bail bonds person to go to the jail and it will also be notarized in the jail at least here in hillbourough county florida ===Additional Answer=== You should draft several original Durable Power of Attorney forms (at least four-five) and mail them to the prisoner. The person who is incarcerated should be able to sign them before witnesses and a notary at the prison. The prisoner should keep…
If the notary believes a signature is real is it fraud if a power of attorney is signed in LA then notarized in MS without signed witnesses in either state and if so what are the repercussions?
The POA would be invalid if it was not signed before the notary who "notarized" the signature. The MS notary should be reported to the MS Secretary of State's Office and a copy of the POA should be provided with the complaint if possible. You can find the contact numbers for the MS SOS at the link provided below. You can call their office for further information.
If you are unable to sign the deed of sale can your attorney-in-fact under your Power Of Attorney sign the deed for you?
Yes. That is exactly the purpose of a POA. You should ask the attorney who is representing your interests in the sale and have a limited POA drafted. The Attorney-in-fact will also need to attach an affidavit signed by the AIF stating they have no knowledge the POA has been revoked, etc. The attorney can advise you. Yes. That is exactly the purpose of a POA. You should ask the attorney who is representing your…
An attorney made out a power of attorney for my mother ten years ago. It was signed and notarized by the attorney. A hospital told us it is not valid with only his signature. What should we do?
You need to research the requirements for an effective POA in your state. Perhaps it needed a witness. You should check at your town offices to see if there is a Council for Elder Affairs that can advise you. Otherwise you need to consult with an attorney who can review the POA document and determine if it is effective under your state law. You should try to contact the attorney who drafted the document.
Can a husband give Power of Attorney to his wife to do financial transaction and must the wife sign the POA also?
In most states a Power of Attorney is executed by the principal and does not need to be signed by the attorney-in-fact to be valid. It may need to be witnessed and notarized depending on the state. In some states the AIF is required to sign. You can check the rules in your state at the link provided below.