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When my mother was unable to manage her finances properly she

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when my mother was unable to manage her finances properly she got my brother to act as co-signee so he could draw or pay money/ bills etc for her. i later found out that over a period of 6yrs he had been withdrawing money for his own use (over £7000) i went to CAB and was told there was nothing i could do about it as he was a co-signee and had permission to access her account. I think this is wrong, please tell me if any action that can be taken against him as i think it is misappropriation of funds and he has basically stolen this money
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
HiThank you for you questionMy name is ***** ***** do my best to help you but I need some further information firstWhat is your mother's view of this?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
my mother has passed away and i never told her that i found that my brother had been taking money from her account. My mother was in a residential care home diagnosed with vascular dementia so i felt it would upset her and/or she would not understand
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Is there any evidence that she would not have agreed to him having the money?