You cannot "enforce" a power of attorney. It gives you the right to act on his behalf until and unless he revokes consent, which he apparently has.
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I agree with Attorney Ashman. As to your question, elder abuse is a huge problem that is beginning to get more and more attention The bank may have flagged your grandfather's account for one reason or another. To put things in the most charitable light, they are trying to protect him and make sure no one is taking advantage of him in a weakened condition. I would make sure you provide them with a copy of the POA. That may end the matter. If not, you may want to review this with a probate attorney. If they refuse to honor the POA, then you will need to consider guardianship/conservatorship. In such case, you will need an attorney to assist you.
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I agree with the others. They seem to be looking out for him and for some reason are going to extraordinary steps to do so. You may want to go and sit down with whoever is visiting him from the bank and have a conversation with them so that they know you are out for his best interests as well. The bank personnel are also looking to cover themselves in case there is a problem down the road. Open up a line of communication and don't think of this as something adversarial, as that will just lead to more problems. If you can't get anywhere with them and want to restrict their access, a guardianship of his person and property would allow you to keep them away from him and have full control of his finances subject to the supervision of the probate court.
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I agree with my colleagues. In this case, you might look into establishing a guardianship for your grandfather. He can revoke his POA at any time and the bank is trying to protect him. If all else fails, you made need court intervention via a guardianship to gain control for your grandfather's benefit.
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