Hendersonville, TN asked in Contracts for Tennessee

Q: I went in a website Lawdepo and filled out a revocation for powers of attorney and I have some questions about it.

I did research on the company and they have an A from the BBB. I printed and had it notarized but the POA was done in Sumner County and now I’m in Davison County. Where do I need to take the document to be filed? Or do I have to at all? I know the POA’s must be notified but is that all

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Anthony M. Avery
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A: There is no set way of revoking a power of attorney. The principal can declare its revocation, tear up the written instrument, etc. Wherever you think it might be used, notify the prospective third parties that might act upon it. If the POA was recorded or might be used in relation to land or significant personal property, you can record the sealed Revocation instrument in that County's Register's Office. Again, notify the former attorney in fact and anyone that might act in reliance upon the former POA.

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