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I signed contract for my elderly uncle nursing home. am I…

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I signed contract for...

I signed contract for my elderly uncle nursing home. am I liable for the nursing home fees?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Virginia

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

No just awaiting payment. I have no Power of Attorney just signed the contract.

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

Not now best soon

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Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 1 month ago
Did you sign as his agent?
Was there any provision in the agreement to indicate you were guarantying payment or otherwise assuming liability?
Why did your uncle not sign himself?
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Dementria
Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 1 month ago
Was there any provision in the agreement to indicate you were guarantying payment or otherwise assuming liability?
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Could be I have to read the contract
Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 1 month ago
You need to check then to confirm you were not assuming liability, and only signing as his agent.
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I have to read the contract
Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 1 month ago
Ok
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