Q: Can a Son of a terminally ill parent that is not of their right mind have a document signed to sell the parents home?
Even when close friends know it is not her wish.
A: If a person's dementia has progressed to the point that she lacks legal capacity to contract, the contract is void and the attempt to profit from it is exploitation of an elderly person, a first degree felony in Texas. Contact APS.
A: Yes if the son has a valid power of attorney or has been appointed as conservator of the parent. In either case the sale must be in the best interest if the parent, not the son. No if the son has neither a power or attorney nor conservatorship papers.
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