answered on Mar 20, 2023
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. There is no charge for posting questions here. But if you reach out to attorneys on this site to set up a consult, that's beyond the scope of this Q & A forum. Any terms are between you and attorneys you... Read more »
There are times when I'm in fear of my safety. also, my 73 year-old mother lives with me and he is verbally abusive to us both. i just would like to know what my options are?
answered on Dec 6, 2021
Kansas has a protection from abuse process "to provide quick and immediate protection." The Kansas Judicial system has created a one-stop portal website. But if you think your website viewing is being monitored or checked by the person from whom you do not feel safe, you should call 911... Read more »
My aunt and cousin have dual power of attorney of my grandma and my cousin is making decisions(medically and financially) not in the best interest of my grandma. What can we and my aunt do to take control and take care of grandma?
answered on Jul 28, 2021
Yes, as long as your grandmother still has legal capacity (she knows what she is doing), she can revoke the prior POA and appoint someone else. If she does not have capacity, then no. You would have to file a guardianship suit (here in Louisiana we call this "Interdiction") to care for... Read more »
My father in law had a medical emergency while he was visiting me in January 2020 and my wife has to call 911 to take him to hospital, He returned back to India in March 2020. We provided his Travel Insurance details to the hospital, but now after 6 months, I received an Invoice from County to pay... Read more »
answered on Jul 26, 2020
It is not unusual that the person calling an ambulance is not the person needing the ambulance. The person needing the ambulance is typically liable based upon implied consent. The person is having a medical emergency and it is implied by the circumstances that the person would want an ambulance... Read more »
My stepsister was my mothers power of attorney when she was alive. she passed away on May 2nd. I have asked for a will several times, she doesn't respond. My mother didn't adopt her, and my mother has been divorced from her father for over 20 years. no probate has been filed. what do... Read more »
answered on Sep 1, 2017
You describe a situation in which you believe "fraud" may have occurred and that possibly a person who acted in a fiduciary capacity may have taken advantage of your mother who was in a diminished capacity. As an heir at law of your mother, you have an interest in her estate and may file... Read more »
He set up his mother, my sister, as the power of attorney and I'm not sure what it covers other than her medical, yet she manages her finances, as well. There may be future issues regarding the will so I'm concerned that this representation will be biased.
answered on Aug 1, 2017
It is not an 'inherent' conflict of interest for a lawyer to represent a blood relative. But what you ask depends on facts you don't provide -- what will the will say?
For example, I drafted my parents will which provided that as a secondary beneficiary (after them) I... Read more »
Is there a legal aid type service in McPherson County, KS?
answered on Jun 22, 2017
The Kansas Elder Law Hotline provides assistance to senior citizens aged 60 and over and to the persons who provide assistance to them. The phone number of the Kansas Elder Hotline is 888-353-5337.
I already filed a motion to dismiss, pro se, as I was included in the foreclosure since I reside with her. I just got court papers of banks motion to dismiss due to lack of standing. Is there anything I can do to get standing? Also, they say I failed to state a claim upon which relief can be... Read more »
answered on Jan 15, 2016
Maybe there are some low income or pro bono law assistance groups in your area.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It... Read more »
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