If someone give you power of att. You act in the best instrest of that person until there death making all decision without the knowledge of it being revoke some months back he continue to allow you to make all decision for him at his death someone fine it in a safe deposit box the day of hiis death how valid is the pow
State/Country relating to Question: Louisiana
Good morning,I'm sorry to hear of your confusion.The Power of Attorney remains valid until it is either revoked by the party who executed the Power of Attorney, or on their death or incapacity.Revocation of the POA must be communicated to the agent to be effective. If notice of the termination is not provided to the Agent, then the party may still be liable for the actions of the agent. In the case you speak of, if the person revoked the POA but did not notify the Agent, and continued to allow the agent to act on their behalf---the actions taken by the Agent on the behalf of the person will be enforceable by third parties who relied on the POA.I wish you the best in 2012.Because I help people here, like you, for a living---this is not a hobby for me, and I sincerely XXXXX XXXXX abiding by the honor system as regards XXXXX XXXXX I wish you and your family the best in your respective futures. Would you be so kind as to Accept my Answer so that I may be compensated for assisting you? Bonuses for greatly informative and helpful answers are very much appreciated. Thanks Again, Doug
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