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

Q: Does new POA automatically cancel out old POA even though there is no clause to revoke ?

I had POA in 2019 on my dad and my daughter had my dad signed new POA in 2021 with no clause revoking my POA and my dad did not revoke my POA. would mine still be valid or would it just be hers valid? Thank you

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Charles Watts
Charles Watts
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: POAs are in effect until they are revoked typically. Not 100% of the time because there can be wording saying otherwise. Also if a person dies then the POA dies with them because the POA is only effective to act in the place of the person granting the POA in an action they could actually do themselves. ((If deceased they can’t act therefore the POA is silent as well)). Contact an attorney for your case specifics.

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