In Puerto Rico, as in many places, the rules regarding who can serve as a power of attorney (POA) for a nursing home resident can be complex, and they often involve ethical considerations and potential conflicts of interest.
Generally, it is not advisable for an operator of a nursing home...View More
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Kansas has a protection from abuse process "to provide quick and immediate protection." The Kansas Judicial system has created a one-stop portal website. But if you think your website viewing is being monitored or checked by the person from whom you do not feel safe, you should call 911...View More
My aunt and cousin have dual power of attorney of my grandma and my cousin is making decisions(medically and financially) not in the best interest of my grandma. What can we and my aunt do to take control and take care of grandma?
Yes, as long as your grandmother still has legal capacity (she knows what she is doing), she can revoke the prior POA and appoint someone else. If she does not have capacity, then no. You would have to file a guardianship suit (here in Louisiana we call this "Interdiction") to care for...View More
My father in law had a medical emergency while he was visiting me in January 2020 and my wife has to call 911 to take him to hospital, He returned back to India in March 2020. We provided his Travel Insurance details to the hospital, but now after 6 months, I received an Invoice from County to pay... View More
It is not unusual that the person calling an ambulance is not the person needing the ambulance. The person needing the ambulance is typically liable based upon implied consent. The person is having a medical emergency and it is implied by the circumstances that the person would want an ambulance...View More
My stepsister was my mothers power of attorney when she was alive. she passed away on May 2nd. I have asked for a will several times, she doesn't respond. My mother didn't adopt her, and my mother has been divorced from her father for over 20 years. no probate has been filed. what do... View More
You describe a situation in which you believe "fraud" may have occurred and that possibly a person who acted in a fiduciary capacity may have taken advantage of your mother who was in a diminished capacity. As an heir at law of your mother, you have an interest in her estate and may file...View More
He set up his mother, my sister, as the power of attorney and I'm not sure what it covers other than her medical, yet she manages her finances, as well. There may be future issues regarding the will so I'm concerned that this representation will be biased.
I already filed a motion to dismiss, pro se, as I was included in the foreclosure since I reside with her. I just got court papers of banks motion to dismiss due to lack of standing. Is there anything I can do to get standing? Also, they say I failed to state a claim upon which relief can be... View More
Maybe there are some low income or pro bono law assistance groups in your area.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It...View More
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