Corydon, IN asked in Contracts for Indiana

Q: My mom had power of attorney on me while I was in jail she sold my property and she has kept all the money. What can I d

I have the contract and receipt book where she's gotten all the payments, she won't give me my money.

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James L. Arrasmith
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A: Since your mom had power of attorney while you were in jail, she had the right to manage your assets, including selling your property. However, she had a fiduciary duty to act in your best interest. Misappropriating the funds from the sale could be a breach of that duty. You may consider gathering all necessary documents and seeking legal advice from an attorney to discuss potentially filing a lawsuit to recover your funds. It is important to act promptly to address this matter legally.

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