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she just received a 500.00 electric bill today and a shut off notice for the end of this month. my mother has dementia she has 5 daughters and this one sister has taken advantage of her she took my mother to a lawyer and got herself as a co owner of my mothers home and never pays my mothers bills she has changed locks on my mothers door and will not give keys i take care of my mother weekdays and have to hope my mom is able to find the right door to unlock when i get there she got my moms tv turned off and there are many other things going on what am i able to do for my mother this just is not right. what can i do i dont have money for lawyers but there is got to be some way to help my mother. she dosent know whats going on she has dementia. Is there anyway someone could call me or mail me some information on how i can help my mother thanks cynthia

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Cynthia, Most likely the Div on Aging will set you up with free legal services if you or your Mom financially qualify. It would be with your county Elder Law Unit.
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Good start. You might also ask your mom who the lawyer was (I know she has dementia but she might remember or provide you a couple names to get started) then you can call around. There should be no cost to you if you find the attorney and report your factual information.

Secondly, contact the utility companies and provide your sisters info. Request that they note your sisters address and phone number on your moms account and explain your mom has dementia and you want to make sure they have the correct contact info and that your sister has financial POA.

This will at least have them harassing your sister if she isn't paying or performing her financial duties on behalf of your mom.

That's what I would do.
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i filed complaint with department of aging today i dont have money for lawyers
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Cynthia.. you need to get in touch with the attorney who set up your sister as POA and have her removed as POA, if you don't know who the attorney is, find an elder attorney immediately, do this tomorrow first thing. Explain that your mother is being taken advantage of and her bills are not being paid.
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