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The short answer is yes, the solicitor can do this. However, if you do not feel this is the right decision then you can challenge it. I take your point about his voice being taken away. However, this is not necessarily true. The solicitor will still consult with him regarding his wishes. However, if you wish to challenge this decision, then you can make an application to the court. However, I will advise that the solicitor has legal and professional duty to always act in your father's favour. So instead of pursuing this you may want to hold of and see if you agree with how the solicitor is acting. I do understand and appreciate your hesitance in this matter but I don't believe that the solicitor will act inappropriately however, if I am wrong then you can take action in the courts.
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