Q: Is a power of attorney from myself to a relative in Puerto Rico from total legal valid in puerto Rico
I live in Florida and cannot travel to Puerto Rico, my cousin lives in Puerto Rico and can handle the land and house my father left when he died in June 2020
A: This sounds like something that an attorney practicing in Puerto Rico could advise best on - you may want to repost it there. But you await an answer for three weeks. As a GENERAL matter, jurisdictions could have their own requirements for POAs. But as a general matter, it can SOMETIMES be at the discretion of people in a position to determine the validity of documents to make the call in accepting or rejecting a particular format. Some situations have higher stakes and more formality than others, and some attorneys could be more easy-going and accommodating than others when it comes to POAs, notarizations, and other legal documents. Not all questions are picked up, but you might have better chances of a reply posting under in the Puerto Rico jurisdiction. Look under states - you'll see six of them. Click the link "Show More States." You'll see Puerto Rico come up in the third column. Good luck
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