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Ely, Counselor at Law
Category: Family Law
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Well my father has been in the hospital which his 5 adult

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well my father has been in the hospital which his 5 adult children did not know for about 15 days,we knew nothing about because of this woman who is not licenced that has latched herself onto him. Do we have any rights? the VA hosp. will not give infor on him because we do not have some type of code
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: no I don't know where to begin
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: just what are our rights
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
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Expert:  Ely replied 10 months ago.

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I am sorry to hear about this situation. Please tell me:

1) What state is this in?

2) Is she claiming that they are "common law" married? Or, no/not sure?

This is not an answer, but an information request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. Thank you in advance.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
we are in Florida, and no she is nothing to him except an unlicenced care giver, who we believe is robbing him blind. she wont let him talk to any of his children. He is 85 right now he is in the VA hospital in Gainesville FL. We are wondering do we have any rights reguarding his care?