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Who determines mental status for power of attorney or guardian of an elderly person?
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Dr. Lawrence Smith
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Courts of law determine whether a person is competent or not. This court's decision is usually informed by the report/testimony of a mental health professional (psychiatrist or psychologist) with expertise in competency evaluations.

In brief: Legal question
It's a good idea to consult with your attorney regarding these legal questions.
Courts of law determine whether a person is competent or not. This court's decision is usually informed by the report/testimony of a mental health professional (psychiatrist or psychologist) with expertise in competency evaluations.
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