Fort Lauderdale, FL asked in Estate Planning, Gov & Administrative Law and Real Estate Law for Florida

Q: Power of Attorney for Real Estate Property in Puerto Rico to use for Closing due to not traveling Covid-19 related.

I live in Florida, brother here lives in South Carolina. Want to name other sibling in PR to sign off on documents at closing (brother here will buy our parts and he will be putting the house in his name). Does the Power of Attorney need to come from Puerto Rico and does it need to be translated to English?

1 Lawyer Answer
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: The law of Puerto Rico may not be the same as the law in Florida. That's why you should have asked your question in Justia > Ask a Lawyer > Puerto Rico.

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