Changing Your Lasting Power Of Attorney
If you wish to remove a person from the LPA, you can make a partial deed of revocation. You will need to produce a written statement with specific wording which is shown below. Please replace the words in the square brackets with the relevant details.
Partial deed of revocation
“This partial deed of revocation is made by [donor’s name] of [donor’s address].
1. I granted a lasting power of attorney for Property and Financial Affairs/Health and Welfare [delete as appropriate] on [date donor signed the lasting power of attorney] appointing [name of first attorney] of [address of first attorney] and [name of second attorney] of [address of second attorney] to act as my attorney(s).
2. I hereby revoke [attorney’s name you are revoking] ONLY from the lasting power of attorney and the authority granted to him/her.
Signed and delivered as a deed [donor's signature]
Date signed [date]
Witnessed by [signature of witness]
Full name of witness [name of witness]
Address of witness [address of witness]”
Once completed you need to send the partial deed of revocation to the Office of the Public Guardian with the original LPA document.You must also tell your attorney or attorneys that you’re ending their responsibilities within your LPA.