My elder law attorney was hired to provide a POA for me due to my husband's Alzheimer's. She drafted it but didn't call us to come in and sign. After 6 weeks, I asked for a mental capacity document and she didn't explain that it would nullify the POA I specifically requested. Do I have legal recourse and did she break the law? My attorney apologized for the "miscommunication" but said my only recourse was to apply for conservatorship which would cost $3000 and take 3 to 6 months! She said I should go to Legal Aid but didn't know that Legal Aid in Idaho doesn't do conservatorships.
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