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Tamara Wilhite says
Great tips. Better yet would be to put the thief behind bars.
All sibling are involved, I guess raiding is easy for those who are simply criminal minded. The sums involved exceed a couple hundred thousand. It's a terrible situation.
Do the parents have diminished mental capacity? Are the raiders acting under a power of atty or court apptd guardianship? I went through this as a guardian about 10 years ago. My questions are based on personal experience.
The parent had Alzheimer's, there was no will. I told her to call police & medicare, no one will do anything. In our state everything by law is divided equally after bills are paid yet, well over six figures was moved just before the parent died.
There should be a probate when a person dies. W/ parents having Alz, there should be a guardian/person handling finances. They are suppose to give a financial accounting each year of where the money goes. Judge should be overseeing thata.
There was an initiation of oversight but the thief quickly stole well over 6 figures in cash the day before their parent died and before the conservatorship was complete. I would be absolutely out of my mind if my siblings did this.
If it was the day before the parent died, what was the medical state of the person the day before the death: coma, not in control of faculties, etc. That could be proven in court that it was under duress
The parent had Alzheimer's for years & a host of other ailments. Because of this, my first reaction was to tell the victim sibling that if they're up to it, their thieving sibling is open to prosecution and/or arrest.
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