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Lawyer office (elder care lawyer) is the only place that can help with that.
As a wife, if her name is on the deed to the house and the bank accounts there should be few problems.
She should obtain POA for finances as well as health.
there are 2 Guardianship's that occur..Guardian of the Person and Guardian of the Estate.
With Guardianship she will have to get approved by the court any money she uses for his care, clothing expenses as well as submitting documentation on visits to the doctor and the type of care that he is getting.
All receipts will have to be saved and they will also be submitted.
You/she will have to go to court several times a year to present this information. (the lawyers can do this if you wish)
This will continue until his funds are pretty much exhausted then she will become Guardian of the Person not of the Estate
Once she becomes Guardian of the Person an Annual Report on the Ward is filed. This can be completed easily and mailed in.
(Just finished filling out the one I have to for my Husband.)
I think it is insane that I had to "charge him" rent, for electric, food etc in order to withdraw money from his account to help pay bills.
Please talk to an Elder Care Attorney to determine if this actually NEEDS to be done or will other methods be better.
Since attorneys are expensive, you might want to start by contacting your local Area Agency on Aging and asking for advice. They may be able to refer you to local resources that will provide information on what's involved in obtaining guardianship in your area, or under your circumstances.
I believe that in my own state of California, there needs to be proof that the person has lost capacity to manage certain types of affairs, and the courts do need to be involved. But as I said, things vary depending on the jurisdiction and the circumstances.