Reply to CALawyer's Post: It is a "Uniform Statutory Form Power of Attorney" per California Civil Code Sections 2475-2499.5, inclusive. My son initialed in front of "ALL OF THE POWERS LISTED ABOVE", which include:
A. Real property transactions.
B. Tangible personal property transactions.
C. Stock and bond transactions.
D. Commodity and option transactions.
E. Banking and other financial institution transactions.
F. Business operating transactions.
and annuity transactions.
H. Estate, trust, and other beneficiary
I. Claims and litigations
J. Personal and family maintenance.
K. Benefits from social security, medicare, medicaid, or other governmental programs, or civil or military service.
L. Retirement plan transactions.
M. Tax matters.
Under "Special Instructions" for limiting or extending powers granted to your agent, he wrote "N/A".