Duncan, OK asked in Estate Planning, Family Law and Elder Law for Oklahoma

Q: My dad has dementia since 2020, I was poa. My daughter had him sign new poa in 2021not revoking mine, is this valid?

The new poa does not include clause to revoke previous poa. Will the new poa be valid? I was not notified and only found out when I contacted bank to do draft for his electric bill and was told by bank there was new poa.

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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN

A: That is a de facto revocation of your POA... If you think Father is incompetent, and being taken advantage of, you might hire an OK attorney to start a Conservatorship.

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