The New York power of attorney revocation is a simple legal document used by a principal declarant to revoke a power of attorney they’ve issued. Only the principal can create this particular document and it must be signed by them along with a witness and notary public. After it’s complete, the revocation must be given to the agent(s) and anyone that is working with the agent on your behalf.
1. Download the POA Revocation Document:
Get access to the New York power of attorney revocation by clicking the download button on this page. It can be saved as a Word document or a PDF document.
Also accessible from this page is our document creator. It will allow you to quickly build a power of attorney revocation that’s tailored to your needs. Click on the generate button to start the process. It only takes a few moments.
2. Choose the Type of Principal Power to be Revoked:
At the top of the page, you’ll be asked to indicate the type of power of attorney that’s being revoked from the list provided. There are multiple options such as medical power of attorney, durable power of attorney, general power of attorney, etc.
If you cannot find the relevant power of attorney, choose the ‘other’ option on the page by initialing to the left of it. To the right of the ‘other’ option, write in the type of POA you’re revoking.
3. Provide accurate details in the Revocation statement:
After selecting the type of power of attorney that’s being revoked, move on to filling out important information about the document. This will allow other people that interact with the revocation form to understand which document it’s revoking.
First, add the full legal name of the principal and their home address. Be sure to include the county when writing their address. Next, add the title of the power of attorney to be revoked and the date it was executed. The execution date is when all parties signed the document.
The last thing to add in this section is the full name of the primary agent and their home address. If you have a secondary agent, then their name and address should be added here as well.
Keep in mind that if the information is entered incorrectly it may cause problems when you're issuing it to relevant parties or result in outright rejection.
4. Signing of Termination by the Principal Signature:
The final step in the process is to make sure all the right people sign the document. This includes a signature from the principal, witnesses, and a notary public.
First, the principal signs the agreement in the presence of witnesses. Then, the witnesses sign and acknowledge that they believe the principal to be of sound mind and not under duress.
The last person to sign is the notary public. They’ll verify the identity of the signatories and then sign the document. They’ll also add their seal.
After the document has been executed, you can make copies and issue them to relevant people.
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