Q: Who has authority over dying father adopted eldest or biological
A: As long as the person is competent, they get to make their own decisions. If the person becomes incompetent, then the person set forth in their power of attorney would get to make legal decisions for them. If these documents aren't in place, then the person who wants to become the legal guardian for the incompetent person could bring an action before the Court to ask to be the legal decision-maker. If multiple people are asking to be the guardian, then a contested guardianship case would be decided by the Court.
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