Wife has dementia, can not legally sign documents controlling finances. Can the Husband sign documents, though his wife is the sole owner of the assets or is a guardianship required? No power of attorney has been signed. Thank you.
3 Answers from Attorneys
I am so sorry to hear that your wife is suffering from dementia.
Unfortunately, it sounds like the time for executing a power of attorney may have passed, and you will need to proceed with guardianship proceedings. Please feel free to contact my office if you would like to speak to an attorney.
I am sorry to hear your wife is ill.
Unfortunately, you will need to obtain a guardianship for her. Please feel free to contact me if you have more questions.
You will need to apply for a guardianship and or a conservatorship. I see that you are in Leominster, which is not far from our office. My office has elder law as one of its focuses, and we do petitions for Guardians and Conservators. Feel free to contact me at any time.
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