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My father has dementia and is 83 years of age ,it is

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My father has dementia...

My father has dementia and is 83 years of age ,it is progressing quickly.

Lawyer's Assistant: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.

NEW South Wales

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

NO.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I am interested in gaining Legal Guardianship of his mendical concerns.

Lawyer's Assistant: Have any papers been filed in family court?

NO.

Lawyer's Assistant: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?

NSW

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Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 1 year ago
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Hi, I am Leon, a NSW Solicitor. I will be assisting you with your question. If you choose a telephone call, you will be charged an additional fee.

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Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 1 year ago

Good Morning

You can make an application with NCAT fro guardianship and get orders

http://www.ncat.nsw.gov.au/Pages/guardianship/guardianship.aspx

This way you do not have to worry about any issues his dementia making anything he signs not valid.

I hope this makes sense and is of assistance. If you wish a phone call please elect for one but be aware it will be an additional fee. If there is nothing further thank you for using my services.

If I have missed anything, or you have any further questions please let me know

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Good Evening

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