Q: My brother is first POA for my mother with dementia, I am second, sister third. I do not want to be POA. How do I excuse
In the State of Florida, she is in her own home at this time. I am also Health Care Proxy of which I do not want to be. I have family issues with my adult son who has a mental illness.
You can resign/decline to serve in writing. Send it to your mother and the other two named agents.
Send it to your mother’s Attorney if she had one.
A: If you are successor POA (and not co-POA), the good news is only your brother can currently act. If you notify the principal in writing (and any third parties relying on the POA document), if your brother ever can no longer act on behalf of your mother, you will be skipped and your sister (next in line) will be empowered.
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