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Moved from Pa to Fl, and have our wills and POAs from Pa.

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Moved from Pa to Fl, and have our wills and POA's from Pa. Do we need to "Floridize" these documents, and if so how much would we expect to be charged?
Welcome! My goal is to do my very best to understand your situation and to provide a full and complete answer for you.

Good morning. Under the U.S. full faith and credit laws, Florida will accept and honor documents prepared under PA law. So, you won't need to prepare new documents. Each state, however, has its own nuances, and when you move it would be a good idea to have your documents reviewed by a Florida lawyer to determine if your documents would benefit from any minor changes to take full advantage of any nuances in Florida law. A review of your documents should not expensive...it should not take an attorney more than an hour or two to look things over.



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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
We went to a fl attorney and he stated there is a new fl law concerning POA. He wants $900.00 to perform this service. ??
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I would not pay that. There were some changes in the Florida law in 2011. But, these forms are pretty standard and do not need to be customized for each user; you can download these forms from the internet ... such as www.rocketlawyer.com or www.legalzoom.com for a nominal amount of money.
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