Knoxville, TN asked in Criminal Law, Elder Law, Estate Planning and Probate for Tennessee

Q: Sister's attorney knowingly deeded an diagnosed mentally incapacitated aunt's entire estate to his client, is he liable?

Attorney conspired with his client, knowingly accepted $4,000 in checks written by his client directly from their elderly vulnerable victim's embezzled bank account. A financial exploiting, poverty stricken niece hired an attorney to become aunt's POA and assist her in taking deed to aunt's debt free real estate valued over $250,000 along with all cash and assets. Once gaining total control of all assets of 84 years old aunt, diagnosed mentally incapacitated with Alzheimer's disease and to need a caregiver, she was isolated, over medicated 24/7, denied medical care, abandoned and abused by his client, who had a history of hostility toward her aunt. Through cumulative effects of abuse, aunt was given an early death and her body donated to science. Niece stole aunt's burial plot for her own use.

I feel the attorney and his client are guilty of conspiracy, felony theft and homicide. I hope to have justice on behalf of my aunt and self. Do I have a case against attorney and his client?

1 Lawyer Answer
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: There may be presumptive fraud if the Attorney In Fact deeded the principal's property to himself, or possibly his client. There are SOL's which you may have breached, and you may not have standing. Hire a competent attorney to examine the facts and title. You may or may not have a case.

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