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In PA state how does one go about declaring a senior mentally unstable adult incompetent? What's involved in guardianship in PA.

Pasco, WA |

73 year old woman who does not have dementia but won't take medication as prescribed . Her Dr. has recommended guardianship for her. She refuses to leave her home. Can't follow through on helping herself.

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  1. You would need to consult with an attorney in PA. Here is one reference I found online:
    http://www.pacode.com/secure/data/055/chapter5100/s5100.85.html

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