Can a Power of Attorney be terminated?

If you do not have any successors named, the death of your agent may terminate the power of attorney. This is why it is important to have multiple agents, which can be written into your power of attorney in two ways:

  1. Successor agents named in one document, or
  2. Multiple powers of attorney each naming a different agent.

Since you are the principal of the power of attorney, you are in control of everything. You can revoke your power of attorney at any time, but be sure to notify your agent and any third parties in writing. Third parties may be banks that are related to the document or the attorney who helps create it.