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Clare
Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 34106
Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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My father has been living with a woman long time but

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My father has been living with a woman for a long time but not as man an wife as they don't share a bedroom and have their own financial arrangements do she have legal rights to say what happens to my father should he no longer be able to look after himself or do I as his only relative
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
Who owns the property they live in?
Has your father signed a Lasting Power of Attorney at all?
Clare
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

The property is owned jointly both made separate wills neither of them have mentioned each other in their wills she has given her son power of attorney I'm going to try get it for my father but haven't got it at the moment

Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Hi
Has he told his doctor to treat her as his next of Kin?
Clare
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

No I take him to all his hospital appointments and see him on most days

Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
HI
In that case you need have no cause for concern - but do get the Lasting Power of Attorney registered as soon as possible
Please ask if you need further details
Clare
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