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Family member in virginia has tbi from accident but is ready to be discharged from hospital. She has not been declared incompetent by the court. Her brother has power of attorney over her affairs. How does she rescind that power of attorney?
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If she is not incompetent then she may rescind the PoA in writing unless it was granted by a court. If it is a court ordered PoA, then she has to file a motion to vacate PoA in the court and she can have it rescinded upon proving she is capable of handling her own affairs.

If the PoA is not court ordered, then she would write a letter to the PoA titled "Rescission of PoA" and inform him that the PoA is revoked and he no longer has any authority as described in the PoA. She would have to send a copy of the PoA to any banks or holders of any accounts that the PoA interacted with on her behalf.


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