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My Daughter took me to a Neurologist after my husband passed away, she told the Dr. that I had Dementia/ALS, which I do not have. I already had a Neurologist that I have had for many years. He has treated me for Fibromyalgia/Arithritis and for a stroke I suffered on 5/8/2011.She told the Dr. what I had, the Dr. didn't make the diagonsis. I have other Drs. & I have asked them if they thought I had Dementia, they all answered me in the negative.
They say I have an excellent long term memory but I have short term memory problems. I do not agree with them.
However, I was pulled into a scam on the internet and I sent some people some money in Nigeria. Since that time, my Son took & limited my access to my money. He pays all my bills online from bank ac counts that he has set up. Now he wants total control of my Social Security Check. The Bank told him my socoal security Check had to be direct deposited in my bank account, However, as soon as it is direct deposited he withdraws it from the bottom/back side of my account. He only leaves $100.00 in the account. He does this every month. I even set up another account at the bank which he was not supposed to be able to access. I put $100.00 in that account and he has already taken it out. He set up a checking account for me but he will only let me have $200.00 a month in it. It costs me $65.00 for gasoline for my car, I spent $45.00 on groceries and that doesn"t include the money I had to use for my RX today.
I have learned my lesson re: Nigerian Scam artists & the FBI.
I will never give my money away again.' I worked too hard to get it.
No, I have not given them any thing except the Power of Attorney for Health care.
My Husband named me the Executor of his belongings if he died before me and I named him the Executor of my property/belongings if I died first.
However, my son immediately took over my husbands half of our estate and has been dictating our financials ever since.
2011 was a bad year for me. My older sister died on 1/1/2011, in May 8,2011 (Mothers Day I suffered a small stroke caused by a concussion). I was hospitalizeds for 2 days to see if I was going to have a massive stroke, however, it didn't happen. I woke up on 5/8/2011 & I could not lift my left leg. When the Drs. said I could be discharged, I told them I wanted to go home because my husband hade lost his eyesight from Diabetes. He could not drive and I felt I needed to be with him at home, so they had a Nurse & a Physical Therapist come to my home to work with me for 8 weeks. On the 6th week, I woke up and I could use & Lift my left leg! I do not have any disabilities at all from the stroke.
I didn't know that could be a possibility. I don't know how to go about finding a good guardenship attorney. When the "Server" came to my apartment with my son & Daughter"....He tried to hand me the packet of papers and when handed them to me, I said "I do not have to take them", that way he could not say I had been served. So my son took them and put them on my diningroom table.
I don't know how much a Guardianship Attorney would cost me/since I don't have access to my money, How could I pay one?
My son said to me, mother nothing is going to change. You will still have your car and you checking account.
But, after reading only 5 pages of the summons I know I will not have any rights at all. My daughter is already telling me what I can & can't do. She insists she is going to go with me to all my Drs. appts. on her schedule. I really do not want her there with me. and I arrange my schedules with the Drs. when they are available.
This is a terrible thing to have happen to our family. It is already splitting a close knit family apart. I don't see why both of my oldest children have decided to do this in the courts.
If I had a lot of money, I could see why they might want control of it all now. But I don't, and I really don't want to go back to work to pay for an attorney for this summons.
But, if I have to, I will just so I can continbue making my own decisions, about my life.
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