How do you recind a POA? This is in the state of Florida
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Florida
Nothing need to know what to do. This is for my granddaughter living in Florida. She receives SSI she is 21 years old. She is living with a person that had her sign a POA, as expected my granddaughter did not understand what she was signing. We have gotten the Dept of Family services involved. What we need to know is how to legally get this POA recinded.
Thank you for using Just Answer. If you require clarification, please feel free to post a follow up question.She would need to sign a revocation with an effective date and present it to the attorney in fact as well as to anyone to whom the POA has been presented.
Where would she go to get the form and then what does she need to do? Would she be right to sign in front of Notary would that be legal?
Then just take to the bank to have he account released.
She just needs to type a statement saying the POA is revoked. The Florida statute does not require a notary, but if the POA was notarized then it is not a bad idea to notarize the revocation.This is the Florida statute:
(NNN) NNN-NNNNRevocation of Power of Attorney.—(1) A principal may revoke a power of attorney by expressing the revocation in a subsequently executed power of attorney or other writing signed by the principal. The principal may give notice of the revocation to an agent who has accepted authority under the revoked power of attorney.(2) Except as provided in subsection (1), the execution of a power of attorney does not revoke a power of attorney previously executed by the principal.History.—s. 12, ch. 2011-210.
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