Revoking a Lasting Power of Attorney.

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How Do You Revoke a Lasting Power of Attorney?

If a donor is deemed to have mental capacity, they can revoke a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) through filing what is known as a Deed of Revocation - see more about Deeds of Revocation here. A donor is the only person who can revoke the LPA in this way.

Does Creating a New Lasting Power of Attorney Automatically Revoke the Old One?

No. In order to create a new valid Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), you should first file a Deed of Revocation to cancel the previous LPA. Click here for more information about Deeds of Revocation.

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