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Anyone can pay anyone anywhere for anything. However, if you are asking whether an Ohio attorney can prepare a Florida power of attorney or should sign an Ohio one, the answer is probably not. While powers of attorney are relatively uniform throughout the country, there are state-by-state differences. So, an Ohio document may be less useful in Florida, and an Ohio attorney may be unaware of any unusual aspects of Florida law. It is best to go with a Florida attorney.

Updating Estate Plans after Moving Out of State

Learn more about powers of attorney and other estate planning documents that may need to be updated if you move out of state

Reach out to a local elder law attorney for advice.

Harry S. Margolis practices elder law, estate, and special needs planning in Boston and Wellesley, Massachusetts. He is the founder of and answers consumer questions about estate planning issues here and at

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