Long Beach, CA asked in Family Law and Elder Law for Tennessee

Q: Will a new medical POA override a previous notarized POA? Can you have 3 medical POA s?

My brother and his wife have medical POA over my mother and are planning to place her in a nursing home “if” she continues to decline. I vehemently disagree and am trying to find a way to prevent them from doing this. My mother does not want this and trusted my brother believing he would never think of doing this how can I help my mom correct this before something happens and she can no longer mentally make decisions for self?

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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You Mother needs to simply revoke all the POAs. It should be done verbally and in a notarized declaration, which can then be recorded if needed. Now would be a good time.

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