Hello! My aunt has lost her husband and son. Her sons boy is going by here and receiving money from here. HE IS TAKING TO MUCH MONEY from her savings!What can we do about this?
Hello and welcome,You believe that the grandson is engaging in elder abuse? Is your aunt competent to make her own decisions?
yes! she is , with it. her her sons widow has power of attorney!
Are you saying the POA is abusing her authority by sending funds to the grandson? Please provide clear facts so my answer can benefit you.
She has given him over$15,000, he has called her and gone over by her
to have her transfer money.
Here is a link that provides links to county offices to report elder abuse:http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/aging/elderabuse/Since this appears to involve financial exploitation, possibly by a fiduciary if the individual with the POA is aiding in the exploitation, it would be best to also contact a local elder abuse attorney who may consider filing a lawsuit against the individuals involved to disgorge the funds they have obtained.Elder abuse is also a crime, so if the individuals are engaging in elder abuse, they may be criminally prosecuted as well if the matter is reported to the local police.
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