California Revocation of Power of Attorney Form


You as signing principal of a recorded real property power of attorney have the capacity to execute California Revocation of Power of Attorney under the California Probate Code Section 4150 to 4155 to cancel the same. You may refer to provisions of revocation mentioned in the executed power of attorney if any and/or use this form. Please notarize your signatures for validation and execution of the power of attorney revocation as required by California State law. However, you must notify and handover a copy of the revocation instrument to all parties where your appointed agent has handled affairs on your behalf. You must handover a copy of this instrument to your designated agent along with a notice of revocation by certified mail with return receipt.

Revoking a California of Power of Attorney

  • California law permits revocation of power of attorney using any provision in the original instrument granting powers to the agent. You may choose to use this California Revocation of Power of Attorney form for revocation.
  • You must provide the legal description of real property in this revocation instrument.
  • Please notarize your signature on the revocation instrument by a notary public of California State or notarial officer of equivalent capacity. The notarial officer or a notary public must sign and acknowledge your identity under the penalty of perjury. However, such notarization does not acknowledge the accuracy, truthfulness, or validity of the content of this California Revocation of Power of Attorney form.
  • Declaration of cancellation of the power of attorney is important and therefore, you must send a notice of revocation along with a copy of this instrument to each party relying on this power of attorney on file. Please send this notice by certified mail with a return receipt.
  • Please give particulars of recording of the power of attorney in this revocation instrument.
  • Read the provisions in 4151, 4152, 4153, 4154, and 4155 of the California Probate Code to understand the nature of the revocation.
  • You may choose to execute a new power of attorney to cancel the previously issued power of attorney provided you mention such provision.

How to Revoke a Power of Attorney in California

Step 1: Enter your legal name on the first line of California Revocation of Power of Attorney form followed by name of the county of your residence.

Step 2: Then enter date, instrument number of recording, book and page number, and name of the county of recording power of attorney on respective lines.

Step 3: Please provide the legal name of the appointed agent on the next line.

Step 4: Use the space offered to provide the address and legal description of the real property. Please ensure to maintain the same description as mentioned in the power of attorney.



Step 5: date the document along with your printed name, sign before a notary public of California State or notarial officer with equivalent capacity, and get this form notarized.