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Can a creditor sue an 80 year old with dementia unable to…

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Can a creditor sue an 80 year old with dementia unable to handle his finances and get restitution?

Lawyer's Assistant: What state is he in? It matters because laws vary by location.

Georgia but he was summoned to court in Tennessee

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps has he taken so far?

None

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

He's a retired disabled veteran

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Good morning. Who is handling this person's affairs? Who has POA over them? What are they being sued for?

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