Milwaukee, WI asked in Elder Law, Nursing Home Abuse and Personal Injury for Wisconsin

Q: I have an aunt in stage 4 cancer who lives in a nursing home. My aunt never selected A Power of Attorney

Her daughter was removed over her finances and my aunt as since become a ward of the state with her finances in question

1 Lawyer Answer
Emmanuel Muwonge
Emmanuel Muwonge
  • Wauwatosa, WI
  • Licensed in Wisconsin

A: I am not certain as to what your question is and what you are trying to do for your aunt if anything. I would have to guess that you are trying to either manage your auntie's finances and or determine what they might be and or any other issue regarding your auntie's wellbeing in so far as it relates on how her affairs are managed.

You indicated that your aunt has since become a ward of the state with her finances in question but I do not really understand what that means from your perspective. Can you please be more specific as to what it is you would like assistance with regarding your inquiry. If and when I am qualified to answer that question I will certainly respond. Until then, I urge you to consult with a Probate attorney who deals with these matters on a frequent basis.

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