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my mother was very sick.She lived two houses down from my ...

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my mother was very sick.She lived two houses down from my brothers house. She was so sick she could not sign her checks so she had him sign them for her all though he was not on her banking account. My sister that lives three hours away is. my mother past away april 15,2008. Now my sister is filing charges on him for him signing the checks.my other sister witnessed my mother tell him to sign for her.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Ed Johnson replied 8 years ago.

Dear mrtbrmw,

When your mother gave him permission to sign the checks, this amounts to a verbal Power of attorney. A charge of fraud or foregery can not be sustained if there is permission to sign and deposit the checks.

 

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