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A sibling in my family of four children was made POA of our mother who suffers from dementia without the other siblings knowledge.

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As Jeanne stated legally she does not have to inform other siblings.
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A person with dementia can decide who will have her power of attorney, if she can still understand the concept of authorizing someone else to act on her behalf. And as long as she retains that ability to understand she can also change the POA.

It makes sense to inform all children of the decisions, but it isn't a requirement. I held a family meeting to discuss these things.

Do you think that your mother was not capable of making up her own mind or understanding what she was signing?
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Who made the sibling POA? If your mother is not incompetent at the time of the choice, she can choose whoever she wants to handle her affairs. The other siblings have no say in the matter. If your mother is no longer competent, she doesn't have the legal ability to choose a POA of finances or healthcare. I believe in this instance only the courts would be able to choose. I'm not sure about the latter, so welcome correction from someone who knows better.
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