How do I revoke a POA?

Asked on July 22, 2015 under Estate Planning, Florida


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

It's relatively easy to revoking or rescinding a power of attorney. You will need to obtain and complete a revocation document and give it to the existing agent (and other interested parties such as an attorney, family members, etc.). You'll need to make sure the original agent receives the revocation so that they know not to act on your behalf. After that, you can create a new POA with a new agent.

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