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My husband was just diagnosed with dementia with aggression.

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Hello my husband was...

Hello my husband was just diagnosed with dementia with aggression. we have been together 17 years and legally married 4. Now I've been taking care of financial matters as long as we have been together. His grown children and siblings are trying to take advantage and tell me they will do everything in there power to take him with them. How is that so and I'm his legal wife. what do I do>?

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Louisiana

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

Not that I know of. I just had him admitted in the hospital last week and I have a session with the doctors and counslers in the morning I'm the only one he gave consent for.

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I don't know what to do. His exwife tried to get his benefits but I hasd them stopped He couldn't answer the questions over the phone correctly so they they are put on hold until further notice. I am married to him but do not carry his last name. I have my marriage license with me for the session in the morning.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Family Law
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What do I do and how to protect myself as well and no one else can touch his money
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