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As an agent appointed by a power of attorney, that agent is supposed to act on behalf of the principal (as the principal would) and in that principal's best interest. The agent has a fiduciary duty to do this. A breach of that fiduciary duty, which is what you may have here, is something that can be the basis of a lawsuit.
I would say that it would be worth your while to have a sit down meeting with a local attorney to discuss bringing a breach of fiduciary duty civil lawsuit against this person who was appointed agent in the power of attorney.
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Thanks very much and I wish you the best here.
My grandmother was in the hospital/nursing homes for seven months and never even saw the house. I hate to sue my family's estate but I am quite sure that grandma never meant to leave her beneficiaries with nothing.
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