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My dad has been in a nursing home for a year. He has asked over and over again to go home, his wife will not allow him Home. He was diagnosed with Parkinson and early stage demencia. He was hospitalized last year in February due to hallucinations. He lives in Denver Colorado and I live in California.

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

He has spoken to the Director of the nursing home and she said she don’t really know why he is still there. There has been any issues

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

Denver

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

Yes, last year I mad am appt for my dad to see his doctors, she said he did not pass his memory test but he was still competent

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Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 4 months ago

I am so sorry to read about your difficulties.

Kindly note that I just came across your post. I do not have control over the question list or the promises made to you by the site as to the response time. I am just a site user just like you. Nonetheless, I apologize for the delay in response to your post.

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Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 4 months ago

Could you explain a little more?

Are you trying to take your father home with you to California?

If not, who is going to take care of him in Colorado if his wife does not have any interest of taking care of him?

Thank you for your cooperation.

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