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My Mom and Step-dad have a will in place leaving everything

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My Mom and Step-dad have a will in place leaving everything to each other, my Mom, has Durable and Medical POA, my Step-dad, has terminal cancer, and can't make decisions for himself, one of his daughters has stolen a large amount of belongingspace and cash from them, and has told her attorney, her Dad verbally gifted it to her, he has had a stroke, and can't speak for himself, isn't that THEFT?
JA: OK. The Criminal Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?
Customer: Yes, he is saying, My Mom will need file a civil law suit!
JA: What advice did they give you?
Customer: The lawyer said we have to file a civil suit!!
JA: Is there anything else the Criminal Lawyer should be aware of?
Customer: No, my Mom has all POA paperwork, Will, they have been legally married for 29 years, and my Step-dad is still alive
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