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Do you need to have an official mental status evaluation to take over parents finances without their consent?

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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry

In brief: Legal Issue

Obtaining durable power of attorney over one's parent's finances is a legal issue.
The laws regarding such matters differ from state to state. In the process of obtaining control of one's parent's finances without their consent, they would both need to be deemed incompetent by the court. Competency can only be determined by an official mental status evaluation.

In brief: Legal Issue

Obtaining durable power of attorney over one's parent's finances is a legal issue.
The laws regarding such matters differ from state to state. In the process of obtaining control of one's parent's finances without their consent, they would both need to be deemed incompetent by the court. Competency can only be determined by an official mental status evaluation.
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