An elder law or family law attorney is the right way to go. Good luck to all involved!Ask a similar question
If your gut reaction is that you need an elder law attorney, you need an elder law attorney. You haven't given much information about your mother's mental state other than to say that she has a history of emotional instability. Although you have no written agreement, if she is determined to be a vulerable adult by Adult Protective Services and they consider you to be a caregiver, you could be facing problems for withdrawing or withholding care. You should err on the side of caution and sit down with an elder law attorney who can advise you of the risk as well as your options.Ask a similar question
No, you don't. If she is a guest in your home, you can just tell her to leave and she has to leave. If she is considered a tenant (which seems likely here), you would have to evict her. Compliant tenants get 30 days of notice, non-compliant tenants get 5 days.
That being said, she might be suffering from some ailment that is causing the rages. You might want to get her into a clinic so she can get checked for dementia or other possible issues. You should not feel bad. If you are not qualified to care for her, you should put her in the hands of someone who knows what to do.Ask a similar question
an elder law attorney or if you have a decent social services agency for the elderly, you could get advice from them. you may want to have her doctor give her a competency exam.Ask a similar question