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The way to override your sister's appointment as proxy is to file in the probate court to be appointed your mother's guardian based upon her dementia. You would file a petition, serve your relatives and present evidence as to why your mother's medical conditions deem her legally incompetent, in need of a guardian to manage her affairs, and why you are in the best position to be that guardian.
This is something for which you should retain an attorney to represent you.
If you are successful then you will receive an appointment from the court as your mother's guardian and that appointment will trump your sister's proxy.
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