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I am on a joint account with my Father-in-law so as to be

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Good morning
I am on a joint account with my Father-in-law so as to be able to withdraw his pension whenever he needs it,
He has another Daughter who doesn't bother with him but she wants to know what's in his account. She is threatening to take us to court to find out.
My Father-in-law does not want her knowing.
She does not have power of attorney.
What can she do?
Kind regards
Emilio
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for your question

My name is ***** ***** I shall do my best to help you.

provided your father in law is fully mentally competetnt there is nothing whatsoever that this daughter can do.

However to protect you in the future I suggest that he arranges to sign a Lasting Power of Attorney as soon as posisble

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