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Can you tell me who placed her in care against her will and who is taking who to court?
In terms of representation, she will not need it. If the son is being taken to court for a criminal issue then the CPS will be the representative acting the public interest so don't worry about that aspect. If you feel that she is not getting the treatment she deserves then what you could do is apply to the court have power of attorney granted to you instead of the step children. You would have to make this application to the court and put your case forward however, as they are being taken to court then it seems as though you may have a good case. if the court decide to grant you Power of Attorney then you will be able to make decisions based on what you feel is in her best interest. You would be well advised to instruct a solicitor to help you do this as its not a simple procedure.
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