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I have presented a newly registered EPA to my mother's bank simply requesting that all correspondence be sent to me henceforth.
The bank's response has been to close her bank accounts, open a new account designated for me as Attorney, and to require the destruction of existing cheque books and bank cards. Effectively they have disenfranchised my mother and removed her access to her own money.
My mother has not yet lost total mental capacity and wishes to be able to