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S (my first cousin) daughter Rena married a man and had

Betty's (my first cousin) daughter Rena married a man and had three sons by him, this was over six years ago. In January of 2010, Rena had a very bad stroke shortly after the birth of her last son. She almost died. After a stay in the hospital, Rena came home to live and be cared for by Betty. The last son came there shortly after birth to love there with Betty until recently when his father took him back. Rena has been in Betty's care there at the house from 2010 until the present. Rena's husband found a new live-in girlfriend a few months after Rena's stroke. He has not divorced her.Her husband has not contributed to her care out of his pocket monetarily at all. He applied for Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. Needless to say, if there is any money coming to Rena, her husband is collecting it all. At first Rena was receiving home health care whereby: nurses would come to house to care for her, she could get supplies, therapy and such. Her husband has cut off the services Rena was getting, so she is not receiving any help or services beyond what her mother is doing for her. Her husband did not work for the first three years after Rena's stroke, however he is working now. He claimed Rena and the baby on his taxes even though they were not living with him. He still claims Rena on his taxes. He was bought about four vehicles since Rena's stroke. This is a heart wrenching situation, and he is a despicable human being!!!Betty has kept good records of all dates, times of any hospital visits. Betty and her husband Maurice are retired and on fixed incomes. They have kept records of monies they have spent out of pocket for their daughter.1. Is any of his behavior concerning Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security illegal?2. Is his claiming his wife and infant son on his taxes illegal?3. He is committing adultery, can Betty sue for divorce on behalf of Rena? At least this way Rena can receive the services that he needs.

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Is the person named in a life estate collect the profit on

Is the person named in a life estate collect the profit on the sale of the house that was deeded to her adult children if they choose to sell the property before their mother passes?

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In the state of Nebraska, My mother is 81 and is the sole

In the state of Nebraska, My mother is 81 and is the sole caregiver for her 81 yr old husband who has Alzheimer's.her eldest son is 56 and has lived on public assistance for decades. It has come to my attention that recently the son has been getting mom to pay for large purchases for him, several automobiles in that last year for instance, and these are just the things I know about. She does this willingly because she feels sorry for him and he is slowly taking all of their savings. Since she doesn't object, is their anything I (another son) can do to put a stop to this? Would she have to agree to it?

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My Father died November of 2014 My Step Mother has dementia She

My Father died November of 2014My Step Mother has dementiaShe has been taken from her home in Alamogordo New Mexico by her sister to Alpine TexasMy Step Mothers name is ***** ***** she has said I do not want to live with my sister because she bosses me aroundHer Sister is EXTREMELY interested in the money my father left to DORAI made a report to the Texas Adult Protective Services and have since found out that her sister is filing for Custody of DORA Please help me to know how to stop this and I am willing and able to takeCustody but I do not know where to start

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I had adult protective services called on me and it's a false

I had adult protective services called on me and it's a false report. What's the process?JA: The Family Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Family Lawyer can help you best. Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: I don't get along with my sister and I mother. My sister conspired with my mother to report that I have been stealing her money, my mother's bank statements go to her residence. They also reported that I forced the deed to be signed over to me. Years ago my mother had my deceased father's creditors going after her and for her protection it was signed over to my name. I signed, my mother signed and my sister signed as a witness. My mother has been in rehabs off and on for years and has issues with prescription pill addiction. My sister is taking care of her affairs, not me. I removed myself years ago due to my mother's abusive behavior.JA: Is there anything else the Family Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: That's the bulk of it for nowJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Family Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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In the state of California is there any law against leaving

In the state of California is there any law against leaving an elderly person (severe dementia) and totally unable to care for themselves, feed themselves, walk, go to the bathroom etc. alone at any time. I have a friend who has an elderly parent who is being left alone sometimes for several hours at night after the caregivers leave. We have been told that it is against the law and also that thought it is a bad decision to do there is no law that will hold up in court. I know laws differ in different states.

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I need to gather evidence from a few agencies and could use

I need to gather evidence from a few agencies and could use some guidance... I have a situation where someone is trying to have me declared incompetent to stand trial. A little over a year ago a man found out that I was going to be a legal threat to him someday... Long story short, he took control of my mothers assets just after my father died in the form of a trust and my mother is disabled... It's a long story. But...just a few months ago I discovered 5 police reports and over 40 pages from the mental health department outlining a year long effort to obtain guardianship over me but those efforts failed miserably. Sounds crazy but it's true. So far this is all I have and I need to prove my theory by finding additional paperwork. Such as the applications for the incompetency, and anything else you can think of... Would I check with the probate offices, adult protective services? How does someone have someone declared incompetent? All I know is that there are more records out there and I must find them. I could use some direction here, thanks!

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LAW EDUCATOR ESQ WHEN I left my wife there were no rentals

LAW EDUCATOR ESQ WHEN I left my wife there were no rentals available i live in a very expensive resort area and had to stay in a dumpy hotel for a very high price but the owner I feel took advantage of me cause i'M BLIND AND CHARGED ME 11,400.00 for a dirty gross room for a little under 6 weeks from September to early october . I don't understand the charges seemed he charged a credit card a friend gave me 1100.00 every 4 days or so never cleaned my room and when my sister inlaw went to the office to have him explain the bill he called her a whore and told her to leave. My sister inlaw wants to take him to small claims court so he can explain the charges on the bill what do you think?

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My mother is 91 years old and lives in Hawaii. I live in

My mother is 91 years old and lives in Hawaii. I live in Illinois. Neighbors say she is being abused by her caregivers but my mother denies it. Police have been called on several occasions but no arrests have been made.I've suggested Mom move back to the mainland, but she refuses.My mother's doctor sees her once a month and has seen no evidence of abuse. Further, he indicates she is competent to make her own decisions. Adult Protective Services have been called on several occasions, but they also affirm that she remains competent to make her own decisions.Now the neighbors are pressuring me to just come and get her and take her out of the situation.I believe I have no standing to do that. I also suspect that if I did it anyway, I could be charged with kidnapping or some other similar offense.Am I correct?

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