I was asked to be a friend of mine’s durable power of attorney he is incarcerated and is just too much for me to handle I would like somebody else to take over how do I take myself off a durable general power of attorney
ANSWER BY MARGARET CROSS-BELIVEAU:
You are not locked into acting as someone fiduciary agent. Your friend may execute a new power of attorney electing someone else as his fiduciary. If he does not do this, you can resign by delivering the resignation in writing to him and anyone else who holds a copy of the power of attorney.
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