The durable power of attorney provides a method of planning for illness or incapacity that is less expensive and restrictive than legal guardianship. Yet current Florida law appears to render durable powers either unenforceable or inaccessible to most of the state's population. In this Article, the author provides a history of the durable power, describes the shortcomings of current Florida law, and proposes broad reform.
Robert C. Waters,
Florida Durable Power of Attorney Law: The Need for Reform,
17 Fla. St. U. L. Rev.