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My mother is suffering with either Alzheimer's or dementia,
My mother is suffering with either Alzheimer's or dementia, my father has a heart issue. They are trying to sell their house in France to move back to the UK for social care. Can they give a lawyer po… read more
F E Smith
F E Smith
Bachelor's Degree
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My husband is suffering with frontal lobe dementia. A few years
My husband is suffering with frontal lobe dementia. A few years before we decided to cut all ties with family members as they were causing trouble within the family and we did not want to get involved… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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My mother (83) has been married to my Step father (87) for
My mother (83) has been married to my Step father (87) for 25 years. There are two children from each previous marriage. The house is jointly owned and they have mirror wills. My step father now has s… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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I would like to contest a power of attorney that my sister
I would like to contest a power of attorney that my sister has applied for recently over my mums estate.Firstly I would like to say mum was diagnosed 4 weeks ago but I who am mums carer was not inform… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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I suffer a mental illness with memory loss and I have been
I suffer a mental illness with memory loss and I have been struggling with my personal affairs. I am 28 I sort advice from a solictor looking at a power of attourney. As I have no relatives or friends… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,535 satisfied customers
My Aunt is suffering from Dementia ( as yet it is officially
My Aunt is suffering from Dementia ( as yet it is officially undiagnosed) but she will soon have a pschiatric assessment. As her next of kin am I too late to get power of attorney?… read more
UK-Justice
UK-Justice
Master's Degree
11,008 satisfied customers
My brother-in-law is a schizophraniac and has been in care
My brother-in-law is a schizophraniac and has been in care for most of his life; he is now in his 50's. I have always assumed that his mother was his legal guardian. My mother-in-law is now deceased (… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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My son and his family live in Littlehampton in West Sussex.
My son and his family live in Littlehampton in West Sussex. His youngest daughter was initially fostered in 2004 (when she was 2 years old), then eventually adopted. She is now 10 and has severe psych… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,535 satisfied customers
My Fathers will has set up a trust for his wife and the two
My Father's will has set up a trust for his wife and the two sons (my brother and I) to become effective on his death. My mother has developed dementia, which is in process of being formally diagnosed… read more
Joshua
Joshua
Lawyer
LL.B (Hons), Prof. Dip. Law & Pract
29,390 satisfied customers
My mother was diagnosed with Lewy Body Disease in late 2008,
My mother was diagnosed with Lewy Body Disease in late 2008, as confirmed in writing by the NHS Waverly Community Mental Health Service. I have recently been told conflicting fact about the start poin… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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Julie Luckhurst (52) has been sent to a Leeds hospice by her
Julie Luckhurst (52) has been sent to a Leeds hospice by her doctor (secondary cancer on brain stem). Julie is under the influence of her boyfriend, Symon Ryan who has convinced her that her family is… read more
UK-Justice
UK-Justice
Master's Degree
11,008 satisfied customers
Sister is mentally handicapped in state care with full 24 hour
Sister is mentally handicapped in state care with full 24 hour supervision. Local authority are trying to move her into assisted living but she does not have mental ability to live on her own even wit… read more
Joshua
Joshua
Lawyer
LL.B (Hons), Prof. Dip. Law & Pract
29,390 satisfied customers
My neighbour of 6 years, a 86 year old man with no family other
My neighbour of 6 years, a 86 year old man with no family other than his sister in law in the North of England (whi is in her eighties as well) was safeguarded by a London council as he was apparently… read more
UK-Justice
UK-Justice
Master's Degree
11,008 satisfied customers
My late fathers sister [my aunty] is 90 and after a bout of
My late father's sister [my aunty] is 90 and after a bout of pneumonia was unable to walk and in the words of her doctor had 'lost her cognition'. He arranged for her to go into a private nursing home… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,535 satisfied customers
My mother is suffering acute dementia and is now in a home
My mother is suffering acute dementia and is now in a home and totally unable to communicate, I need to access her finances but she never appointed a attorney, How do I obtain power of attorney… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
13,579 satisfied customers
Both of my grandparents (maternal) have dementia and have recently
Both of my grandparents (maternal) have dementia and have recently moved in to permanent residential care. I was brought up by my grandparents along with my brother (from the age of 3 and 1 respective… read more
PortsmouthLaw
PortsmouthLaw
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Bachelor's Degree
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My Mother is 70 years of age and has been diagnosed and has
My Mother is 70 years of age and has been diagnosed and has been suffering with dementia for a number of years. Progressively getting worse. I recieved an out of the blue phone call the other day that… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,535 satisfied customers
My sister has dementia and her niece took her to the bank and
My sister has dementia and her niece took her to the bank and got her to change her account to a joint account without consulting the family (she has 1 brother and 2 sisters). The niece then transferr… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
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