December 30

Power of Attorney has the Power to be Abused in Florida

The appointment of an agent under a power of attorney is a critical decision. It is a decision that should be made will in advance. The agent should be a trusted family member, or a licensed professional. Florida law does provide criminal sanctions for agents who violate their duties under a power of attorney.

December 21

The Secure Act is Signed Into Law

On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed an appropriations bill that (1) prevented a government shutdown, and (2) contained what had previously been tagged as the “Secure Act.”