Category Archive for "Guardianship"

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Obtaining Guardianship to Authorize Transfer to Nursing Home

Question: My Mother was admitted to a Dementia Unit at our local hospital. She does not have a Health Care Proxy or a Durable Power of Attorney. The hospital tells me that the long term care facilities will not accept…

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License to Sell and Power of Attorney

Question- I have Power of Attorney from my Mother and I am trying to sell her house. I have just been told I need a “License to Sell.” What does that mean and what should I do? A License to…

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Extending Guardianship Authority Across State Lines

I am my mother’s legal guardian and we are moving to Massachusetts from New York– what do I need to do to make sure Massachusetts recognizes my guardianship authority? The Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act “UAGPPJA” makes…

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