What to do if my bank account has been emptied by my father, who filed a copy of a revoked POA a week after the revocation had been notarized and recorded?

Approximately 10 days ago I revoked my POA from my father. I sent him a copy, filed the original with the county recorder and took a copy into my bank. They said there had never been a POA attached to any of my accounts so they had no need for the revocation form. And since I have the signed original POA (they don’t accept copies), he couldn’t attach one in the future, no need to worry. Then 6 days later he attached a copy to my account and within minutes had cleaned everything out. They are “looking into it” but are being less than reassuring or timely and pass me from agent to agent. Do I need an attorney?

Asked on February 26, 2012 under Criminal Law, California


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