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If someone got verbal consent to be your power of attorney

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HI, if someone got verbal consent to be your power of attorney and you did not want them to have it how do you revoke it. also they may have gained consent to film or record me.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 1 year ago.

What province is this please?

When you say power of attorney what exactly do you mean?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Province is Alberta
They stated there name an said can I have power of attorney over you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
They also asked if they could record me
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 1 year ago.

That doesn't make any sense. You cannot give someone power of attorney verbally. A power of attorney is a very, very significant legal appointment and can only be done when it's in writing and when there are witnesses.

You can tell the person that you do not give consent to be recorded. That would end the matter.

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