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My Aunt lives in Portland Indiana and just lost her Friend

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My Aunt lives in Portland Indiana and just lost her Friend of over 40 yr. they bought a house together and have other things as well.. Now that he has passed his nephew and niece put their selves a power of attorney for her against her will.. She gets the house in survivorship on the deed. She also has a bank acct. that the nephew of {Tom deceased } has put his name on this acct.this acct. is in her name only because it's her money and she wants him off.. He has a boug power of attorney paper she said she never signed and now he is doing things that are really not what she wants.. She said they have a layer and she wants her own to represent her.. Please help her...
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Your aunt would have signed the power of attorney if her nephew has a POA. She may not remember it but she must have signed one. If she is legally competent she can revoke the POA and change the accounts any time she wants. I would highly suggest she speak with an elder law attorney in her area as soon as possible. You can find one here.
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