Not always. You can continue to have your home in many circumstances. For example, the spouse of the person in the nursing home can continue to remain in the home for his or her life. If there is a reasonable possibility that the person in the nursing home will recover and return to live in the...Read more »
My brother has end stage renal failure and won't take his medicines. His home is littered with cat feces, medical waste, and dirty clothes and dishes. Can he be declared incompetent? He goes to dialysis, but leaves before treatment is completed.
This doesn't sound like a case where you can have your brother declared incompetent. Even if declared incompetent, he would be released from the psychiatric facility in short order. There is not a good legal solution to this situation. In today's world, the best you can do is to try to...Read more »
This is a pretty old question so it might be too late for the particular questioner to use this information. Perhaps someone else will read it and find it useful. The problem here is that an incompetent person cannot make a power of attorney. Now, a person is not incompetent just he or she has...Read more »
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