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I have a elder Veteran in a nursing home after suffering a stroke. He has a little dementia. He want to go to his Home. He was appointed a guardian the court. We go back to court on the 14 Dec.17 He wants me to be his guardian.

Lawyer's Assistant: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?

Detroit Michigan

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No

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I know that the Nursing home and the court appointed guardian are working together to keep him in the nursing.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Family Law
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Family Lawyer: P. Simmons, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

I am sorry for this dilemma. But not sure I understand your specific question. Do you have a question regarding this?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I'm in Michigan. My Question Can the Nursing home force him to stay If he want to leave
Family Lawyer: P. Simmons, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

You mention he has a court appointed guardian, is that correct?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
What State are you in?
Family Lawyer: P. Simmons, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

I am currently on the West Coast. Again, did he have a court appointed guardian?

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