She met a couple who impressed her as having a lot of money and she wound up agreeing to “loan” him this staggering sum for investing in condominiums. He is now telling her he can’t pay her back and referring her to the terms in the paperwork she signed. Now some sort of deadline is coming... View More
I have been the POA and guardian for nearly 10 years. Right before his death other family members blocked my phone calls to him. I was not notified of his death and a month afterwards I found his obituary. When I went to the county records office I was notified he had sold his property a month... View More
If you have been the guardian of your grandfather and his estate for that long, the court that appointed you 10 years ago must have determined that your grandfather was incapacitated and that a guardianship is necessary. Your grandfather's incapacity probably provides a valid basis to set...View More
So a man knowingly and intentionally steals my father's property which he is an elder man. Wild story a man buys a propety next to my father's and for some reason he starts to build a 430,000 dollar home. he found out after he puts down the concrete allegedly than he continues to build... View More
I understand your concerns about the situation involving your father's property. If you believe that someone intentionally and knowingly stole your father's property or engaged in fraudulent activities, you should consider taking the following steps:
While you can use a codicil to update your wills, it will make things easier and more clear for your heirs, trustees, proxies, and the court if you simply rewrite them how you want them to be now. Once you update them, collect all of the old ones and discard them.
He also was not properly advised how to get savings and his bill went up from what it was. Plus he was not advised to change insurance coverage and was denied assistance when damaged diring warranty period.
This pertains to an elder person with diminished mental capacity and POA refuses to take care of medical needs and leaves them with sibling with no contact. The person needs to be evaluated as far mental and medical needs which cannot be done without the cooperation of the person with the POA.... View More
The simplest answer is, "absolutely not"! It would help to know more about your case. Where is it, what is the charge, and when did the offense allegedly occur? I might be able to offer a little more advice with the additional information, but it's never a good idea to meet with law...View More
Also after she died, someone she knew took both of her vehicles and has refused to return them. I've called the police and they said I need a court order for them to retrieve them. How can I obtain one? Do I need to be in Texas to do so?
You should hire a probate attorney in or near New Boston to probate your mother's estate. Since you reside out-of-state, you will need to designate someone in Texas as the registered agent for service on your behalf if you want to serve as the personal representative of her estate. Once you...View More
My brother is the durable power of attorney for my mother with dementia but has my sisters name on all of her bank accounts and not his. Everything I have read said that he should be the only one on the account, is that true?
No. Ask yourself this question: Before your mother had dementia, would it have been alright for her to include your sister's name on all of her bank accounts? A durable power of attorney gives the attorney-in-fact (your brother) the same rights as the person who signed it (your mother).
It would be highly unusual for you to require the services of an attorney to change the beneficiary on your life insurance policy. Most reputable insurance companies have their own form for a change of beneficiary. A customer service representative for your life insurance company ought to be able...View More
My 2 brothers are colluding to sell mom's house from under her & take her money. They've taken her to nearby county. They lie to her & she doesn't realize what they're doing. How can I get her back to her own home? Police/welfare check NOT WORK.
Go to where she is, pick her up, and give her a ride back to her house. Then either stay with her or hire someone to check on her daily to make sure she is able to properly care for herself in her own home.
Without her signature or her permission via a power of attorney, your two...View More
Brother is trying to get guardianship over my mom (in order to kick her out of her own home & put her in nursing home). She doesn't want that. She has been capable of living on her own with my help thus far. I'm trying to help her, but don't know what court or even what county... View More
The county where your mother resides is the proper county for filing the guardianship. Depending on where you live you may be able to look up the case online. You will want to file an answer to his filing in that same court under the case number you find.
enerally acceptable to modify the form to include an additional agent, as long as the modifications are clear and consistent with the rest of the document. Keep in mind that it's essential to ensure that the additional agent is added in a manner that clearly outlines their role and authority,...View More
He is angry at me and has denied me funds. Also has been able to get information from my health insurance company, Aetna. Found out his address is listed on my bank and insurance information to be sent to him.
First, you say your brother is in control of “your” trusts. I assume you do not mean that you are the settlor of certain trusts, but rather that you are the beneficiary of certain trusts and your brother is the trustee.
I spoke with the financial planner about long term care insurance. When he called to tell me I had been approved and he got my bank info, he said the initial payment was $1650. I told him I couldn't afford that much per month, especially since I had not seen any details and had not agreed to... View More
First of all, a financial advisor who is a fiduciary DOES NOT SELL YOU FINANCIAL PRODUCTS! He advises you what types of financial investments you ought to make, but never ever sells you products. He is only selling his expertise and advice.
My mom has a legal issue. She's not technically inclined. I found an attorney who might be able to help her and filled out the contact form on their website. The attorney responded back and asked me to explain the issue. Once I did, they said she should come in for a free consult. She met with... View More
My mom has dementia and her paperwork named my dad as having power of attorney (medical, durable, etc). I just found out I’m alternate in the event of his death which happened about a month ago. Before he died, he made a financial arrangement with a former maid to become their “household... View More
As your mother’s power of attorney, you have the exact same rights your mother would have if she were competent. Depending on the language of any agreement, that very likely includes the power to terminate the maid or to remove her as household manager.
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your mother's illness and your difficult situation. If you reached out to Texas attorneys who handle elder law and related matters, they are knowledgeable in such matters. They should be able...View More
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