Legal

Ask a lawyer and get answers to your legal questions

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Legal Questions
Is it legal for a nursing home to forcibly take an elderly
Is it legal for a nursing home to forcibly take an elderly dementia patient from their home because one sibling called and asked the nursing facility to do so? The other sibling disagrees and wants to… read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
2,272 satisfied customers
For DanLegal: Continuing yesterdays thread, new related
For DanLegal: Continuing yesterdays thread, new related question: Do you think they are legally allowed to manipulate my brother to sign consent to pay or be liable for this bill or consent to hand ov… read more
DanLegal
DanLegal
Law Partner
Juris Doctor
1,420 satisfied customers
My dad has signs of dementia, yet he refuses to take an MRI.
My dad has signs of dementia, yet he refuses to take an MRI. His driving has decayed over the years to a point where we fear for his life and others. He has memory loss.. is there a way to get a court… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Attorney
66,150 satisfied customers
My grandmother is in a nursing home beyond her will, she is
Hi, my grandmother is in a nursing home beyond her will, she is sound of mind. My uncle is her poa and she wants to have it revoked. The nursing home is now refusing to let us take her out for day vis… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
39,861 satisfied customers
My father is in a nursing home. I have POA. A week ago I
My father is in a nursing home. I have POA. A week ago I went down to see him only to find out he had surgery without my consent. He has dementia. The nursing home, the doctor that performed the surge… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Doctoral Degree
18,491 satisfied customers
Now we find out that indeed there is no financial POA. My
Now we find out that indeed there is no financial POA. My stepfather is NOT in shape to execute a quit claim OR a POA to someone, not verbally nor in writing -- in his nursing home. Can the nursing ho… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
A 93 year old woman in Texas gave her caretaker POA. She also
A 93 year old woman in Texas gave her caretaker POA. She also gave the caretaker financial responsibility as an Authorized Person/Agent on an investment account. The caretaker transferred funds to the… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Doctoral Degree
20,824 satisfied customers
If an attorney knows a person is suffering from Alzheimers
If an attorney knows a person is suffering from Alzheimer's and is on medication for this and persuades the elderly person to change their POA to them, being the attorney,have they breached an ethics … read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,757 satisfied customers
Hi I have a signed agreement from a lady to my business for
Hi I have a signed agreement from a lady to my business for services to be purchased. She is 86 years old. In my interview process, I ask medical questions, document them and have client sign off. She… read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
15,660 satisfied customers
My son is the caregiver of an elderly friend who has dementia(Alzhiemers.)
My son is the caregiver of an elderly friend who has dementia(Alzhiemers.) He needs to go to a nursing home facility because it is more than he and I can take care of. the Attorney that was used for o… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
My mom signed over a check to me personally from a lawsuit.
My mom signed over a check to me personally from a lawsuit. I also had her sign a durable power of attorney. She and I discussed me depositing that check into a personal account with mine and my husba… read more
D. WINOGO ESQ.
D. WINOGO ESQ.
Hearing Officer/Attorney
Doctoral Degree
100 satisfied customers
From April 2006 through June 14, 2011 I was the POA for my
From April 2006 through June 14, 2011 I was the POA for my elderly aunt living in Upstate NY. I live in San Francisco. I got 4 months behind on the payments to her nursing home while waiting for a CD … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,478 satisfied customers
My mother is acting as an agent under the power of attorney
My mother is acting as an agent under the power of attorney for my elderly, disabled father. She has refused visitation rights to me and my sister. I also cannot obtain any information about his well … read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
38,193 satisfied customers
Im not sure what branch of law this is but Im in a bit of
I'm not sure what branch of law this is but I'm in a bit of a trick mess. The short verson before you read on is that this is a question of Elderly Patient rights, the rights of family to visit and th… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
44,266 satisfied customers
In the state of Kentucky, is it legal for a mans daughter
In the state of Kentucky, is it legal for a man's daughter who's been his caregiver for the last 4 years to forbid other family members from contacting him in the nursing home? She says she has a POA … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
39,861 satisfied customers
I have a power of attorney for my mother suffering from dementia.
I have a power of attorney for my mother suffering from dementia. She gave me a POA last year when she was in better health. Can I quit claim deed her house to my name to prevent family from trying to… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
my godmother who is now deceased authorized me to write some
my godmother who is now deceased authorized me to write some checks for her and her living son who obtained a notorized power of attorney from her while she was senile is trying to get me indicted for… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Lawyer, Consultant
Doctoral Degree
8,238 satisfied customers
I have two Aunts unmarried and elderly,one is very ...
I have two Aunts unmarried and elderly,one is very sick and has been put into a nursing home.All their assets were either joint or (ITF) for the other.My cousin scared my Aunt with all kinds of lies,a… read more
Legal Professional
Legal Professional
Doctoral Degree
1,168 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

24,659 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

66,150 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

Experience as general attorney, in house counsel, SSDI, Family Law attorney, and law professor

Law Educator, Esq.

Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney

44,266 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer, Consultant

8,238 satisfied customers

25 years of experience helping people like you.

Guillermo Senmartin

Guillermo Senmartin

Lawyer

301 satisfied customers

Principal Attorney at Guillermo J. Senmartin, P.A.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

17,183 satisfied customers

Multiple jurisdictions, specialize in business/contract disputes, estate creation and administration.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x