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She cannot stop you from seeing your father unless a restraining order or no contact order was filed against you.
As far as your second question, you can petition to terminate the power of attorney as long as you are an "interested party", and you almost certainly would be (since he's your father).
Does that make sense?
yes, but how do I go about doing that when I don't even know where he is at. Because she has MS and I feel she can not take care of him
I'm so sorry this is happening to you.
While you have a legal right to see him, she is not required to tell you where he is without court order.
so how do I find him
You could petition to terminate power of attorney; at that point, you could send her an interrogatory OR depose her, at which time she would have to tell you where he is.
This is not a simple process, though.
Do you qualify for legal services (i.e. are you below the poverty line).
They can negotiate with his POA, to let you know his whereabouts.
Otherwise, you can hire an attorney to negotiate with her.
ok do you know the number to where I can find the legal services
Good question. Where are you in Texas?
One minute please.
thank you so much
You are most welcome.
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