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Enduring power of attorney and guardianship where the
enduring power of attorney and guardianship where the appointed "attorney" is in nsw and the "donor" is in western australia. Information regarding complaints and concerns that the "attorney" as alrea… read more
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Hello, i am one of 6 children and my mother is 93 with advanced dementia. My eldest siblings are the executors of her will. My brother is having great difficulty getting my sister to respond to any of… read more
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Some weeks ago, I contacted you in regard to myself
John, Some weeks ago, I contacted you in regard to myself following up with a QLD solicitors practice and obtaining a copy of my/ our mothers will and last testament ...It has arrived and as expected,… read more
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Hi I hope you will be able to point me in the right direction. I'm trying to help my niece, to be able to get access to the services for proper home care for her Mum and Dad. She is in Sydney, and has had to resign from her jop to take care of her parents. She has been caring for them for nearly three years. My brother (her father), has Parkinson's disease, and is in the early stages of Dementia, and my sister in law has got terminal cancer. I am 73years old, live in Perth WA, and am a fulltime carer for my wife, who in June 2015, was afflicted with an aneurysm, and stroke. At that time I was prepared for the worst, however, my wife is thriving now due to the care that the system here in WA. She will never be able to cope as normal but we have a good provider here in WA, thanks to the help from Human Services, and the ACA Team. As I am not as capable as what I used to be, l thank God that we have great services here. I am not an ACAT recipient, but my wife who is level 4, and that helps me to cope with her everyday needs. … read more
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I have a sister who is 50 years old. My mother is currently
Hi, my name is***** have a sister Margaret who is 50 years old. My mother is currently her guardian I guess but my mum is 93 and not very well. I would like to be her legal guardian but not sure how t… read more
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Power of Attorney- not me but my two youngest siblings were appointed by me (eldest) & my mother in 2006! I TOLD them clearly that it must be 'Power of Attroney' but their lawyer )(wise Guy) conned them & said Enduring Power of Attorney and told them to just 'leave things with him" to sort out so I & mother have had nothing but TROUBLE since 2006! I want a legal opinion and cannot afford the $250 an hour costs quoted to me .............!! What can I do? Iam a pensioner of 75 and Mum is in a Nursing Home & she is 95! HELP ME PLASE … read more
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Can I ask a question here? NSW, Wollongong. My sister is a
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I need help in regard to adminstration and guardianship. My
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My sister1has authority to operate my mothers bank account
My sister1has authority to operate my mothers bank account on a A17. She has now appointed herself as Enduring Power of attorney but has not informed the bank . My mother is not in the Enduring phase … read more
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Leon
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, my older sister has power of attorney and enduring
Hello, my older sister has power of attorney and enduring guardianship of my mother. My mother recently had a fall and broke her hip, she had been spending most of her days and some nights at her twin… read more
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I have joint EPOA with my brother, jointly and separately.
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My Sister and her boyfriend has moved in down stairs at my
My Sister and her boyfriend has moved in down stairs at my mum house, which they have been living there on and off for a few years now. I have got concerns as my mother has dementia and also my sister… read more
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Hi, my mother has recently been diagnosed with mild to moderate
Hi, my mother has recently been diagnosed with mild to moderate Alzheimer's and it has been suggested by several health care workers that I get power of attorney or enduring guardianship. She seems re… read more
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Good morning. My name isXXXXX have a sister Sue(57ys)
Good morning. My name isXXXXX have a sister Sue(57ys) and a brother(48yrs). Our father(86yrs) has relatively advanced senile dementia and until now has been living independently with my mother(84yrs) … read more
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My mother made me enduring power of attorney of her finances
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