How to Challenge Power of Attorney



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A power of attorney designates an individual to oversee either the financial affairs or medical needs of the individual who creates the appointment in the first instance. The person creating the power attorney maintains the power to terminate the authority. A third party generally does not have the ability to effectively challenge a power of attorney. In some limited instances, a third party is able to challenge a power of attorney. A person can pursue a challenge to a power of attorney based on a contention that the individual who created the power of attorney lacked competence to do so. In the alternative, a challenge is possible on an allegation that the agent is not acting in the best in

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Whether you have a loved one ailing, or a loved on in the Military being deployed, filing for Power of Attorney can be a huge help along the way.
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