My husband's stepfather recently went to another town to have a Living Trust written up in his name only and had his wife, who has Alzheimer's Disease, sign papers to sign all of their assets over to the trust. I know this is not legal and will not stand up in a court, but now we are potentially facing a huge and expensive legal battle to gain conservatorship of mother with Alzheimer's and her part of the community assets that should be available for her care. What would you do? We have just been told by an attorney that we were working with that we need to come up with a 25k retainer to fight all of this. The mother was also moved out of an assisted living facility to save money and then ended up in the hospital with dehydration. While she was hospitalized with this, they found a tumor on her kidney. I think the step father is also exhibiting signs of early dementia through this weird financial obsession.