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Revocation of a Power of Attorney in Divorce
The maker of the Power of Attorney may be completely competent but may be physically unable to handle certain matters and that may have been why the Power of Attorney was made. If competent, a person can always revoke their Power of Attorney and choose to continue to act on their own.
A person or entity acting as Power of Attorney owes fiduciary duties, being in a position of trust, and said fiduciary duties include complete loyalty and complete transparency.
In deciding child custody, the Illinois court does not consider the gender of the custodial parent. The court considers all relevant factors including the wishes of the child's parents, the wishes of the child, the relationship of the child with the parents, siblings, and any other person who significantly affects the child's best interest, the child's adjustment to home, school, and community, the mental and physical health of everyone, any physical violence by the child's potential custodian, whether directed at the child or at another person, episodes of repeated abuse whether directed at the child or directed at another person, and the willingness and ability of each parent to encourage a close relationship between the other parent and the child.
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