Can POA, stop my husband from seeing his mother?

Google your states statutes that govern a POAs duties and responsibilities.

Yes, a POA can deny someone access. However, they better have a darn good reason or they are violating their fiduciary responsibility.

POAs are required to act as the person they are representing would when they were of a sound mind and in their best interest.

So, if mom doesn't want to see her son, then the son doesn't have to be allowed. If the son is pressuring mom or making her uncomfortable or upset then he doesn't get access.

More information about the situation would be helpful if you want any other help. Because there are valid reasons to keep certain people away.
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Reply to Isthisrealyreal

Someone, such as an attorney, needs to read the document to determine whether or not access to someone is restricted.    This could be in a medical document as well, such as a Living Will, which could include preferences on who the creator of the document may or may not want to see under certain medical circumstances.

Elaborating on the related conditions would help.   How long has this "ban" by the proxy?    If your MIL critically ill?  Does she have a contagious disease?
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Reply to GardenArtist

Can you provide more information?

- what state do they both live in?
- does the PoA live in the mom's home? Does the mom live in the PoA's home? Do they live separately? If so, is the mom in a facility or a private residence?
- how old is the mom?
- is the mom mentally or physically incapacitated?
- for what reason do you believe your husband is being blocked?

There are always 2 sides to every story. What reason do you think the PoA has to justify blocking your husband?
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Reply to Geaton777

It very much depends upon how the POA is written, what state you are in and where the mom is.

If the mom resides in PoA's home, thecPoA may may control access to their own home.

In general, a POA cannot isolate the mom from her family IF THE mom wants to see her son, and if the son's visits are not upsetting or abusive.
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