If your mother-in-law (MIL) holds a Power of Attorney (POA) for her own mother, she has a legal duty to act in the best interests of her mother and make decisions that align with her mother's wishes and well-being. If your MIL is trying to force decision-making onto you and your wife against...View More
My 92 year old uncle signed a power of attorney over to my cousin. When my uncle realized my cousin was mismanaging the money and estate he revoked power of attorney to this man. At present at least $ 60,000. is missing along with car keys, house keys, and documents. I am the new Power of... View More
You should act quickly to protect your uncle's rights. You likely have claims against the cousin for breach of fiduciary duty, among other things. Your legal options will vary greatly depending on the facts. Speak to a civil litigation attorney as soon as possible.
My father was my trustee for a trust for which I was both grantor and sole beneficiary. Without telling me, my sister acquired durable power of attorney for my father, and started "standing in" for my father, making decisions for my trust, and my personal expenditures, without becoming... View More
This is a complex question and I can't urge you strongly enough to consult an experienced trusts attorney. There may be statute of limitations concerns.
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