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If a grandparent has legal medical power of att. of a grand

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If a grandparent has legal medical power of att. of a grand child age 24 that has not been declared legally incompent can she make all legal decisions for him.ie where he lives etc?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  originallawyer replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  originallawyer replied 1 month ago.

No, medical power of attorney does not allow someone to dictate where the person lives if the person is capable of caring for themselves. Further, depending on the language of the Medical Power of Attorney (MPOA), the MPOA may not go into effect until the person is declared legally incompetent by a doctor in writing.